Celebrating the life of

Elizabeth McCall (Betsy) Carufel

Passed away on March 26, 2022

Elizabeth McCall (Betsy) Carufel

Elizabeth McCall “Betsy” Carufel, 78, passed away on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at her residence under the care of Kindred Hospice.

She was born in Savannah, daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Pettus McCall.  Mrs. Carufel was a graduate of Savannah High School and Albany Junior College with a  degree in nursing.  For many years she was a registered nurse with Candler Hospital and Memorial University Medical Center. 

Mrs. Carufel was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Her passion was cooking for her family and all of God’s animals.

Surviving are her husband of 49 years, Richard M. Carufel of Savannah; children, Krista C. Tompkins (Tommy) of Savannah; Carlie C. Baccus of Houston, TX; John Weatherford (Diane) of Rincon; Richard M. Carufel, Jr. of Wilmington, NC; Timothy Carufel and Michael Carufel both of Pittsboro, NC; eight grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 in Greenwich Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. prior to the graveside service at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel.

Remembrances may be made in memory of Betsy to Kindred Hospice, 2280 E. Victory Dr., Suite A, Savannah, GA 31404.




We're so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers continue for the family.

- The David Wahlstedt Family, Carrollton,, TX

Mrs. Carufel was the best neighbor anyone could ever ask for. Thank you for leaving the light on.

- Sir James Matthew Snell , Savannah , GA

Our Mom (Carolyn) was good friends with Betsy and they both worked at Candler for many years. We remember you lived on Dogwood. You are in our prayers. Randall Collins and Tim Collins

- Collins family, Savannah, GA

Many fond memories of Betsy as we made our way through life in Gordonston. Thinking of you all at this time.

- Louise Grotheer, Savannah, Georgia

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Islands Chapel