Karkane, Dona R. (LaFrennie) 73, of Gardner, formerly of Acton & Winchendon, unexpectedly Jan. 15, 2014. Beloved wife of the late William A. Karkane. Mother of Eric & wife Amy, James & wife Mary, Todd & wife Judy, & Keith & wife Karen. Sister of Alan Joe LaFrennie, Toni Gilbert, Nadine Perkins & the late Dean LaFrennie. Also survived by several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces & nephews. Visiting Sun. Jan. 19th from 12 noon-3pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. Funeral Mass Mon. Jan. 20th at 10:30am in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 89 Arlington St., Acton. Interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Mass Lions Eye Research Fund Inc., P.D.G. William Murphy, Treas., PO Box 6050, New Bedford, Ma 02742; online at Memorial page

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Published in The Boston Globe on Jan. 17, 2014