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Carol Jean Defeo

May 12, 1946 — October 21, 2018

Carol Jean (Stipetich) DeFeo, 72, Kansas City, Missouri, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Truman Medical Center. Visitation for Carol Jean will be Thursday, October 25th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Skradski Funeral Home, 340 N. 6th, Kansas City, Ks. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, October 26, at 10:00 AM at St. John the Baptist, 708 N. 4th, Kansas City, Ks. Burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Raytown, Mo. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any of the following in Carol Jeans name: Avila University, Fred G. DeFeo, M.D. Memorial Award, UMKC, Rockhurst College or the Strawberry Hill Museum.
Carol Jean was born May 12, 1946 to John and Kathryn (Radocaj) Stipetich, on Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Ks. She was a 1964 graduate of the Loretto Academy, of Avila College (1968), and of UMKC (Masters, 1974). Carol Jean married Dr. Fred Defeo in 1975. The couple lived and worked tirelessly to make a positive difference within the Kansas City area. Carol Jean taught mathematics at Rockhurst High school, and was involved with the Heart of America Council, BSA, and Boy Scout troop 1030 for over 43 years. She was involved with the MSMAA (state and local) in numerous roles, most recently being the Auxiliary President for Truman Medical Center. Carol Jean was a member of St. John the Baptist and Christ the King Catholic churches, and active in their Altar Societies.
Carol never met a stranger, tirelessly thought of ways to help individuals, and loved her family, friends and others around her with a beautiful smile on her face. She will be greatly missed.
Surviving are her brothers John (Jennifer) Stipetich, Mark (Connie) Stipetich, nieces Mallory (Stipetich) Brigman, Whitney (Stipetich) Robison, Sheena Stipetich and great nephew Mason Stipetich. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Kathyrn Stipetich and husband, Fred G. DeFeo .
Carol Jean (Stipetich) DeFeo, 72, Kansas City, Missouri, passed away suddenly on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at Truman Medical Center. Visitation for Carol Jean will be Thursday, October 25th from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Skradski Funeral Home, 340 N. 6th, Kansas City, Ks. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, October 26, at 10:00 AM at St. John the Baptist, 708 N. 4th, Kansas City, Ks. Burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Raytown, Mo. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to any of the following in Carol Jeans name: Avila University, Fred G. DeFeo, M.D. Memorial Award, UMKC, Rockhurst College or the Strawberry Hill Museum. Carol Jean was born May 12, 1946 to John and Kathryn (Radocaj) Stipetich, on Strawberry Hill in Kansas City, Ks. She was a 1964 graduate of the Loretto Academy, of Avila College (1968), and of UMKC (Masters, 1974). Carol Jean married Dr. Fred Defeo in 1975. The couple lived and worked tirelessly to make a positive difference within the Kansas City area. Carol Jean taught mathematics at Rockhurst High school, and was involved with the Heart of America Council, BSA, and Boy Scout troop 1030 for over 43 years. She was involved with the MSMAA (state and local) in numerous roles, most recently being the Auxiliary President for Truman Medical Center. Carol Jean was a member of St. John the Baptist and Christ the King Catholic churches, and active in their Altar Societies. Carol never met a stranger, tirelessly thought of ways to help individuals, and loved her family, friends and others around her with a beautiful smile on her face. She will be greatly missed. Surviving are her brothers John (Jennifer) Stipetich, Mark (Connie) Stipetich, nieces Mallory (Stipetich) Brigman, Whitney (Stipetich) Robison, Sheena Stipetich and great nephew Mason Stipetich. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Kathyrn Stipetich and husband, Fred G. DeFeo .
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SERVICES Visitation
Thursday, October 25, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SKRADSKI FUNERAL HOME 340 N 6TH ST KANSAS CITY, Kansas 66101-3350
Mass of Christian Burial
Friday, October 26, 2018 10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church 708 N. 4th Street Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Burial
Friday, October 26, 2018 11:30 AM
Mount Olivet Cemetery 7601 Blue Ridge Blvd Kansas City, Missouri 64138

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