Mabel Christine Karavanic, 90, of Weirton, passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in the Weirton Medical Center. Born January 25, 1922 in Sparta, WI, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Bertha McElwain Peterson. She was also preceded in death by her husband Peter G. Karavanic and sister June Wurster. With her registered nursing degree, Mrs. Karavanic served as Second Lieutenant in the United States Army. After her military service, she worked for Weirton Medical Center and the former Weirton General Hospital. Her life revolved around raising her children and caring for her family. Mabel is survived by her sons Thomas Peter (Ruth) Karavanic and Charles Martin (Karen) Karavanic all of Weirton; daughter Kris (James) Dunlap of Richmond, OH; brother Walter (Waverly) Peterson of Wisconsin; 6 grandchildren Monica (Jeremy) Nichols, Jody, Abby, Peter, Janna and Jillian Karavanic and great-grandchildren Thomas and Elizabeth Nichols. Private services will be held at the convenience of her family. Entombment will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

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  1. My heart goes out to all of you with the passing of Mrs. Karavanic. Know that she is resting in peace knowing that she had a wonderful family at her side with love in their hearts. I was blessed to have been able to care for Mrs Karavanic on Level 8 at Weirton Medical Center and to have met such a beautiful family. God Bless you all during this sad time. Much Love, Michelle Lancaster Patient Care Tech Level 8 Weirton Medical Center

  2. My prayers and thoughts are with the entire Karavanic family.Mibs was a truly kind and very beautiful woman. Jeffrey Ticich

  3. Many prayers to the Karavanic family during this time and always. Love, Jessica Taylor Patient Care Tech Level 8 Weirton Medical Center

  4. Kris, Tom and Chuck, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear mom. Whenever we saw her, we could count on a smile, hug & kiss. She has a special place in our hearts. Bob & Wilma

  5. Kris, Tom and Chuck, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your dear mom. Whenever we saw her, we could count on a smile, hug & kiss. She has a special place in our hearts. Bob & Wilma

  6. Kris,Tom and Chuck. Our sympathy to you for the loss of your Mom. I have always heard of her good nature and love of her family. God bless her soul. Patty and Rich Wieloh

  7. Kris, Tom and Chuck. So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Our deepest condolences to all the Karavanic family. May her memory bring you peace in this difficult time.

  8. To the Karavanic Family: We want to express our sincere sympathy to you all. Our LORD will care for her and the family members she left behind. Have courage and faith. You all will be remembered in our prayers.

  9. God bless all of you at this time. You have our sympathy and you will always have the love and memories that your mom shared with you. The happy part of this is that she is once again with your dad and, we believe, you will see them both again.

  10. Our deepest sympathies to all of the family. You are all in our thoughts through this sad time. If there is anything that we can do please let us know.

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