Karen E. Harbold, 66, of Morris Run, passed on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hospital, Wellsboro.
Born on July 21, 1947, in Blossburg, she was the daughter of the late Gordon and Dorothy McDermett Carey.
Karen and her husband, Mervin Harbold, have celebrated 35 years of marriage.
Karen E. Harbold
Surviving Karen in addition to her husband, Mervin, are her four children, Alice (Jonathan) Gilbert, Dawn Makley, Denise (Mark) Flack, and Amy (Robb) Bowens; six step-children, David (Trudy) Harbold, Darlene (Chuck) Miller, Carol Bricker, Mervin (Danielle) Harbold Jr., Michael Harbold, and Melissa Harbold; 35 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are siblings, Jean "Sis" Cohick, Glenda Sherant, Peggy Davis, Donna "Darlene" Peffer, and Carol "Butch" Chamberlain. Karen was preceded in death by grandson Robert Bowen III and siblings Joseph Carey, Lois "Tina" Wandell, Debbie Herlocher, and Richard "Dick" Carey.
Friends will be received Friday, Jan. 10, at the Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg, from 5 to 8p.m.
Funeral services will be held from the funeral home Saturday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Raymond Forsythe officiating. Interment will follow at Arbon Cemetery, Blossburg.