Elizabeth "Betty" (McKlveen) Carbone , 80, of Crabtree, passed away peacefully Friday, August, 19, 2016, surrounded by family and friends after a long and heroic battle with cancer. She was born April 5, 1936, in Latrobe, the only daughter of the late Eugene F. and Helen Marie Szabo McKlveen. Betty was a graduate of Latrobe High and also completed studies at Latrobe Hospital to become a registered nurse, where she worked in the delivery room. She married Natale J. Carbone III on June 20, 1959. Betty was walked down the aisle by her adoptive 90 year old grandfather,Glenn Grant Vance. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Church in Crabtree. She had many interests; she was an avid antique collector, she became a life master of Bridge, she loved her gardens and was a past officer of the Greensburg Garden Club. Chautauqua, N.Y., was her favorite place, where she served as the live in hostess of their women's club for many years. Betty loved people, traveling and entertaining. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her adoptive mother, Alberta V. Rogers; and her son, Natale J. Carbone IV. She is survived by her loving husband Natale (Buz) Carbone III and adoptive sister Harriett (Susie) Rogers, daughter Beth (John) Evangeliste, grandchildren Helen Evangeliste, Emma (Charles) Roka, great-grandchild Gabriel. Son Richard (Bernadette) Carbone grandchildren Christopher and Steven Carbone; a sister in law, Natalie Mangini; several nieces and nephews and her beloved cat Bailey. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of Betty from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020 . Parting prayers will be held at 9:15 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home, followed by a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. in the St. Bartholomew Church, with Father Justin Matro, OSB, celebrating. Interment will be private. The family would like to thank all the Excela Health Hospice staff who cared for Betty. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Excela Health Home Care and Hospice, 134 Industrial Park Road, Suite 1600, Greensburg, PA 15601. Betty's family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. To share your memories and photos, offer your condolences or for directions, please visit us at www.pantalone.com. Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.