Rosalie M. (LaCava) Garavel

Rosalie M. (LaCava) Garavel, 93, of Danbury, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Hancock Hall Nursing Home. She was the loving wife of the late James P. Garavel.

Mrs. Garavel was born on January 1, 1925 in Danbury, CT; a daughter of the late John and Mary (Esposito) LaCava. She attended Danbury schools, earned a degree in Nursing and worked in nursing in the Danbury area at Danbury Hospital, Filosa, Glen Hill and Mediplex.
A life-long Danbury resident, Mrs. Garavel resided at Hancock Hall Nursing Home for the past 3 years. She was a parishioner of St. Peter Church, of Danbury.
Mrs. Garavel is survived by her children, Mary Beth, Bobby and Paul Garavel; her sister, Mary Jane Garavel; her grandchildren, Danielle, Christopher and Rebecca Jowdy and Paula and Michael Garavel; her great grandsons, Patrick and Alexander Jowdy as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mrs. Garavel was predeceased by her parents, John and Mary LaCava; her husband, James; her son Jimmy and her brothers, Robert, George and Jack LaCava.
A heartfelt and sincere thank you is extended to the entire staff at Hancock Hall for their care and compassion for Mrs. Garavel for the past 3 years.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: 501 St. Jude Place; Memphis, TN 38105 or to Helen Keller Services for the Blind: 141 Middle Neck Road; Sands Point, NY 11050.
Funeral services will be private. Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, Danbury is in charge of funeral arrangements.


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