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Karen L. (Stackhouse) Ash

Karen L. (Stackhouse) Ash, age 77, of 236 W. Sixth St., Bloomsburg, passed away on Monday evening, December 6, 2021 at the Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital.

Born on March 9, 1944 in Bloomsburg, she was the daughter of the late Grant M. and Lois J. (Doty) Stackhouse. Karen resided in the Bloomsburg area for much of her life.

Karen was a member of Fowlersville United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg. She swam at the Berwick YMCA earlier in her life and currently participated with the YMCA Silver Sneakers Group. Karen enjoyed cooking, baking, reading, and gathering with friends. She was also a member of the Kappa Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi.

Surviving are her three children: Michael Patterson, of Lancaster, Angela, wife of Eric Elder, of Painted Post, NY, and Valerie, wife of Eric Shaver, of Carlisle; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lois E. Reibsome, of Bloomsburg.

Private services will be held. Interment will be made in Elan Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Karen’s name may be made to Geisinger at www.geisinger.org or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Karen’s family would like to thank the Bloomsburg Geisinger staff for the care provided while she was in the hospital.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.

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A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ash

Valerie Dec 17 2021 7:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ash

Angie Dec 16 2021 5:16 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ash

Lois Reibsome Dec 14 2021 5:10 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Carol Stone. Group of 50 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Karen L. (Stackhouse) Ash.

Carol Stone Dec 14 2021 4:41 PM

Sympathy Gift courtesy of Lois Reibsome. Group of 1 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Karen L. (Stackhouse) Ash.

Lois Reibsome Dec 14 2021 1:42 PM

Cousin Karen will be greatly missed. We spoke monthly to keep in touch. My deepest sympathies go out to Angie, Mike & Valerie and the grandchildren as well as Cousin Loie. God Bless you all in this time of loss.

Ann Victoria Hupkowicz (Vickie) Dec 12 2021 9:41 PM

I was saddened to read of your mother, grandmother's passing. I have fond memories of her, Mike, Valerie & Angie when you attended Catawissa First United Methodist Church. My thoughts and Prayers are with you all.

Naomi Eveland Dec 11 2021 1:55 PM

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Valer Dec 11 2021 1:25 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was so kind and caring. I fondly remember all the wonderful time spent with your family. I'm truly a better person for knowing her.

Kathy (Kiley) Twigg Dec 11 2021 12:57 PM

May you know that thoughts and prayers are with you, Michael, Angie, and Val. No matter what life handed your mother she always looked on the positive side . Your mother was such an inspiration to many whose lives she touched. The world has lost a bright star. I will miss her laugh and friendship terribly. May God wrap His loving arms around all of you and give you comfort and peace knowing that she is now looking after you from her heavenly home.

Donna Kerstetter Dec 11 2021 10:49 AM

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