Karen Gionet, 63, passed away after a short illness, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, at her Hinesville residence surrounded by her family and under the care of Hospice Savannah.
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She was a native of Boston, Mass., living in Jacksonville before moving to Hinesville. She attended Florida Community College. She was a member of Live Oak Church of God and had been attending A New Beginning Church in Ludowici. Karen enjoyed reading her Bible, sewing, cooking and gardening. She truly loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and her dogs. Karen had a special passion for life and always looked after others, often before herself. She was too good for this world.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Dorothea Lynch; brother, Steve Lynch; and a grandson, Darren Thomas Carter.
She is survived by her husband, Roger Gionet of Jacksonville; three daughters, Lorin (Reuben) Wells, Michelle (Sam) Miness and Kimberly Carter, all of Hinesville; two brothers, Michael Lynch and Thomas Lynch; two sisters, Donna Raulerson and Kathy (Stephen) Jager; 13 grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin at noon Thursday, Nov. 1, with funeral services following at 1 p.m. from A New Beginning Church in Ludowici with the Rev. Tom Gardner officiating. Interment will follow in the Hinesville Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joel Wells, Tyler Aceto, Kyle Knott, Donavin Wells, Connor Wells, Herbie Zimmerman. Honorary pallbearers will be Bryan Thomas, David Allen Thomas, Jason Lynch, Mark Lynch, Kevin Raulerson, Sean Raulerson.
Bradley B. Anderson Funeral Home, Glennville Chapel is serving the Gionet family.
Published in Coastal Courier from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 2012