OBITUARY

Betty Jean Groppetti

May 2, 1933May 10, 2020

Betty Jean Groppetti, 87, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Autumn Ridge Assisted Living in Kerman, CA. Betty was born in Glasgow, KY to Clara and William Bowles and was one of four siblings. The family moved to California when she was two. Betty married Emilio Groppetti in 1952 and moved to San Joaquin, CA where she resided for the next 60 years. She moved to Kerman, CA in 2011. We would like to thank Autumn Ridge and their wonderful staff for the loving care she received. They became her second family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emilio, her parents and her two brothers, Bill and Don Bowles. Betty is survived by her daughters, Karen Carvalho and her husband, Ken of Tranquillity, CA and JoAnn Salenik and her husband, Clark of Kerman, CA, four grandchildren, Nino Carvalho, Oriana Couto, Justin Salenik and Larisa Salenik, seven great grandchildren, her sister Barbara Urciuoli and many nieces and nephews. Private services were held May 14, 2020 at St. Peter's Cemetery Fresno, CA. A Memorial Service will be held in the near future. Remembrances may be made in Betty's honor to the donor's favorite charity.

  • FAMILY

  • Karen Carvalho (Ken Carvalho), Daughter
  • JoAnn Salenik (Clark Salenik), Daughter
  • Barbara Urciuoli, Sister
  • Emilo Groppetti, Husband (deceased)
  • Bill Bowles (Viola Bowles), Brother (deceased)
  • Don Bowles (Lois), Brother (deceased)
  • George Urciuoli, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Four Grandchildren & Seven Great Grandchildren

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Donna Garewal

May 15, 2020

Loved sitting and sharing our histories and religion . I am so regretting not visiting with her for awhile. Wonderful lady, beautiful soul !

Dorothy Upton

May 13, 2020

May that beautiful LADY, Rest In Peace. Condolences to all the family.

Stan & Lynda Bulla

May 13, 2020

Our deepest condolences to the entire family. She was a lovely gentle woman.

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Biography

Betty Jean Groppetti, age 87, of Kerman, California passed away on Sunday May 10, 2020. Betty was born May 2, 1933 in Glasgow, Kentucky.

Betty is survived by; daughter Karen Carvalho (Ken Carvalho); and daughter JoAnn Salenik (Clark Salenik); sister Barbara Urciuoli.

Betty was preceded in death by;her husband Emilo Groppetti, brother Bill Bowles (Viola Bowles); brother Don Bowles (Lois) and brother-in-law George Urciuoli.

Private Graveside Service will be held.

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