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Carole Freitag Zelenevich

Obituary for Carole Freitag Zelenevich

April 4, 2018


Carole Freitag Zelenevich passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday April 4, 2018 at the age of 83, following a battle with cancer. Carole Patricia Freitag was born the daughter of the late Carl and Ethel Stine Freitag May 9, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Carole was the sister of Evelyn M. Freitag Braun of Deerfield Beach Florida and the late John Freitag (1960).

Her children: daughters, Janet C. Zelenevich Manley-Mock and Mary Anne Zelenevich Troia, her sons John Zelenevich and William Zelenevich, survive Carole Zelenevich. Carole was blessed with seven grandchildren; Regan, Jessica and Savanna Mock; Matteo and Alexio Troia; Max and Beau Zelenevich. Her husband Nicholas Zelenevich and their first son, Gary Zelenevich (1956-1973), preceded Carole in death.

Carole Zelenevich was born in Philadelphia and raised in Hollywood, Montgomery County. She graduated from Abington High School in 1952. She went on to pursue her passion in nursing, gaining her degree from Chestnut Hill Nursing School in 1955. Carole married her husband Nicholas Zelenevich in 1954. They resided in Carvresville, Pa. where they raised their family.

Carole held many nursing positions throughout her career as well as helping to make the family plumbing business a success. Carole and her husband Nick established the Carversville General store in their community. Carole enjoyed her hometown teams, the Phillies and the Eagles. She enjoyed nature and being active, whether it was walking one her Scottie dogs or gardening in her backyard. Carole loved gathering back with her nursing school graduate class either at the shore or at their favorite spot for lunch. Carole's greatest joy was her children and grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Carole's Life Celebration Saturday April 14, 2018, 10:00AM to 11:00AM at Carversville UCC, 3736 Aquetong Rd, Carversville, PA 18913. Followed by her funeral service at 11AM. Interment to follow at Carversville Cemetery.

Donations in Carole's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society at .

To share your fondest memories of Carole please visit, Life Celebration service entrusted to Leaver Cable of Buckingham .

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