EDINBURG, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Karen M. Wilkinson of Edinburg, Pennsylvania passed away at her home, Sunday, January 19, with family by her side, she was 62.
Karen was born in Hookstown Pennsylvania on October 3, 1957. She was the daughter of the late Fred and Georgia Dolly Tinkey Wilkinson.
She attended and graduated from Southside High School in Hookstown, class of 1957.
She was employed for 15 plus years as a caregiver at the McGuire Memorial Children Home in New Brighton Pennsylvania.
Karen was a loving mother to her three sons, Bruce and his fiancée, Amber Fogel of Edinburg, Pennsylvania, Brian Fogel (Amber) of Springfield Missouri and James (Shannon) Fogel of Bessemer, Pennsylvania. She was a devoted grandmother to her five grandchildren. Karen is also survived by her twin sister, Sharon (Robert) Hart of Fombel, Pennsylvania; Sylvia “Judy” Briggs (Ernest) of Washington, Pennsylvania, Shirley Zultowski (Steve) of Clinton, Pennsylvania and brother, Fred (Charlene) Wilkinson Zelienople, Pennsylvania.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Joan Rebeski
The family invites all who knew and loved Karen to join with them to celebrate her life and to share their stories on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home, 203 Oak Street in Bessemer, Pennsylvania from the hours of 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
The family has requested no formal services and in lieu of flowers donations to the charity of choice.
A television tribute will air Thursday, January 23, at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. on MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus additional spots throughout the day on WYTV, FOX and MyYTV.