Carolyn Marie Chiota Klonowski passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Carl and Mildred Osborn Chiota. Carolyn was born on January 1, 1942, being the only New Year baby that year. She was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She was preceded in death besides her parents, by her husband, Edward, and by her brothers, Carmen, and Jerry, and sisters, Marcella Forcone, and an infant, Carmella Chiota.
Carolyn graduated from Steubenville High School in 1960. She went on to receive her nursing degree in 1973. She was employed at St. John Hospital until 1989 where she then went on to join Favorite Nursing Agency in Pittsburgh. Staffed at numerous hospitals, Mercy, UPMC, and Shadyside until she took a job at Masonic Village in Sewickley until 2013. She then retired due to a spinal chord Infarct. Although she was confined to a wheelchair that did not stop her from doing what she loved, cooking, baking, and doing gardening which was her love.
She leaves behind her children, Lisa (Dan) Enich, Carmella Henkelman, and Carl (Shannon) Klonowski; grandchildren, Mack, Chloe, Ava, Kade, Kendall, and Francesca, all of whom were the love of her life. Also a sister Pat Schmitt of Warren, Ohio.
Carolyn was a member of the Italian American Culture Club where she was the recording and correspondence secretary and trustee. She was a past member of the Mu Chi Sorority for professional women. She was also a member of the C.W.C. and Bereavement Committee of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Calling hours will be 3-7 pm on Tuesday at the Mosti Funeral Home, Sunset Chapel, 4435 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville. A Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10:30 am at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Fr. Tim Huffman will celebrate.
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