Karen Natale Jones

Karen Natale Jones, 63, of Kibler Drive, Girard, Pa., and formerly of Warren, Pa., passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. Karen was born March 2, 1949, in Warren, Pa., the daughter of the late Fredrick and Betty Gibson Meadows. She was a 1967 graduate of Warren High School. She primarily worked in management in various businesses in the Warren Area, including CVS, Dollar General and most recently Kwik Fill-United Refining, from which she retired. She was a former member of the Tiona United Methodist Church, and also enjoyed her membership at the Eagles Club, Moose Club and the American Legion. Karen will be most remembered for loving the spice of life--she especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends, dancing and music. She will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Jeffrey Evan Jones, whom she married on February 11, 2012 in Girard, Pa.; one daughter, Laurie Wenzel, Warren, Pa., and her children, Darren & Nicole Wenzel; two sons, Rick Kifer, his companion, Sheri Berdine, Clarendon, Pa., and their children, Bethany Kifer, Jackie Kifer, Tony Berdine, Rachael Berdine & Travis Peterson, Scott Kifer, his companion, Jennifer Hice, Warren, Pa., and their children, Ella Kifer & Michael Marcovich; she is also survived by Jeffrey's children, Corey Jones and Shannon Jones, and Jeffrey's parents', James Jones & June Jones; two brothers, William A. Meadows, and wife, Darlene, Sheffield, Pa., and Robert A. Meadows, Tiona, Pa.; three sisters, Bonnie L. Florcosky, Cleveland, Ohio, Candy S. Fox, and husband, Howard, Warren, Pa., and Nancy R. Mealy, Mich; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death her by first husband, Richard C. Kifer, on December 9, 1982, and by her second husband, Michael J. Natale on July 9, 2004; and her brother, Clinton "Bud" Meadows. Friends will be received at the Peterson - Blick Funeral Home, Inc., 1003 Penn Ave., E., Warren, on Friday, January 11, from 2 to 4 & 7 to 9 p.m. A private funeral service will be held for the family. Burial will be in the Warren County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. E-condolences will be accepted at www.petersonblickfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Peterson-Blick Funeral Home
1003 Pennsylvania Avenue East Warren, PA 16365
(814) 723-6160

Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 10, 2013