Bette Jean ‘Sis’ Kava

Oct. 15, 1948 – Nov. 4, 2019

Bette Jean “Sis” Kava, 71, Flinton, passed away Monday.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Paul Kava and Bertha (Stewart) Kava Howard.

Surviving are daughter, Celena (Jerry) Giles of Altoona; brother-in-law, Robert Johns of Irvona; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley “Stush” Zabinski, in 1993; a sister, Janet Johns; and stepfather, Clint Howard.

She was a member of The United Mine Workers of America. Bette enjoyed spending time with her cats, Dude and Jackson, listening to country music and just nature in general.

Friends will be received from 4 until the 6 p.m. funeral service Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 1085 Main St., Coalport, the Rev. Robert Queen officiating. Committal will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Glasgow.