Jean Marie Carroza

Former Peconic resident Jean Marie Carroza of  Mishawaka, Ind. died Jan. 29 at her home. She was 77. 

She was born Dec. 9, 1937, in Peconic to Sarah (Warner) and Gabriel Carroza.

Predeceased by her son Dale Yost Jr.; her daughter Becky Yost Bland; her brother Paul Carroza and three sisters, Shirley Pultz, Kathy Campbell and Betty Claps, Ms. Carroza is survived by her children Lynette Vendola, Brian, David, Douglas and Daniel Yost and Paul Turrell; her sisters Patricia Harvey, Dorothy Montgomery, Barbara Dittmann and Paula Harvey; her brother Ronald Carroza; and 31 grandchildren.

A celebration of Ms. Carroza’s life took place Feb. 7 at the Moose Lodge in Mishawaka.