Theodora (Tedi) Karwowski, 84, a lifelong area resident passed away, on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Presbyterian Home.
She was born on October 13, 1932 the daughter of the late Lucien and Mary Scharmach Karwowski. Theodora attended local schools and graduated from the Utica School of Beauty Culture. Upon graduation she was employed as a beautician at Neisner's Department Store located in downtown Utica. For several years Theodora was also employed at the Oneida County Broadacres Skilled Nursing Facility, retiring to care for her mother.
Theodora is survived by her brother, Frederick Karwowski and sister – in- law, Josephine Karwowski, of Utica, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother and sister –in- law Ernest and Lottie Karwowski.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial which will be celebrated on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary. There will be no calling hours; however the family will greet guests at the conclusion of mass. Burial will take place in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Kowalczyk Funeral Home, Utica.