MacNEIL – Karen Lynn, 61, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully at home on December 9th, 2009 surrounded by family and close friends.
Born in Liverpool, she was a d daughter of the late Bertram J. and Pearl M. (Dexter) MacNeil.
Karen worked at Bowater Mersey Paper Company for 30 years in various positions most notably, Secretary to the President. After leaving Bowater she had various other employment opportunities before taking the “plunge” into , what would seem to be “her calling”, a seniors’ boarding home. She truly loved each and every person who made her home theirs. She so enjoyed providing a loving and caring home-like experience for each of her residents. In her spare time she loved tending to her beautiful gardens. She was a member of Arbutus Chapter # 30 Order of the Eastern Star and was past member of the Queens County Garden Club.
She is survived and sadly missed by her only daughter Michele (Darrell) Richards. Grandchildren: Jessica and Justin. Her Brothers: Bertram Jr. “Bert” of Thompson, MN. William “Billy” (Anne) of Conquerall Mills. Nieces Erin, Amber and Melanie. Nephews Tyler and Tyson.
She was predeceased by her brother David.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool, where visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. and a memorial service at 2:00 p.m., Sunday December 13th. A private family burial will follow in Zion United Cemetery, Payzant Street. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Queens General Hospital Foundation or to The Lodge That Gives. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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