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Elizabeth A. Careb

June 11, 1928 ~ May 4, 2022 (age 93)


Elizabeth A. Careb, 93, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. She was born on June 11, 1928 in New Britain, daughter of the late James W. Adams Janjanian and Ossanna (Bayandorian) Janjanian. Betty was the loving wife of the late Albert “Bebs” Careb whom passed away in 2013.

Betty was a member of the First Congregational Church in Bristol. She graduated from New Britain High School and received her degree in elementary education from Teachers College of Connecticut with high honors. She taught in the New Britain School system for 37 years, primarily at Jefferson School. She was a member of the Association of Retired Teachers of Connecticut and was loved by her students, some of whom contacted her years later to express their appreciation. Betty loved the game of golf and once was crowned the Chippannee Golf Club Nine-Hole Women’s Champion. Betty also enjoyed playing bridge, and she was known as a really good player.

Betty is survived by her son Matthew Careb of Bristol and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, Betty is predeceased by her daughter Linda Careb, brother Mel Adams and sisters Mary Kosakowski and Sadie Wilcox.

Services will be held private.

Betty loved dogs very much, so in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Animal Rescue Foundation of 366 Main Street, Terryville, CT 06786.

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