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Friday, Jul. 13, 2018
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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602 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16502
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Saturday, Jul. 14, 2018
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Erie, PA 16502
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Karen S. Black


1943 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Karen S. Black Obituary
Karen S. Black, age 74, of Celebration, Fla., longtime resident of Erie, died on Thursday, June 28th, 2018, at Florida Hospital in Orlando, after a brief illness. She was born in Erie, Pa., at Hamot Hospital, on October 25, 1943, a daughter of the late William T. and Phyllis Miller Stout.

Karen graduated from Strong Vincent High School. She attended Penn State Main Campus at University Park until her marriage. She later went back to school and graduated summa cum laude from Mercyhurst College in Erie. She was active in many clubs and organizations while she lived in Erie, including the Carrie T. Watson Garden Club, the Women's Club of Erie, the Erie County Historical Society, the Erie Club, the Kahkwa Club, and Lakeshore Country Club. Karen moved to the Orlando, Fla. area in 2009 to enjoy her retirement.

She is survived by her sons Samuel Patton Black, IV and Christopher William Black and a sister Kristin S. Graham and her husband Mark S. Graham and the father of her children Samuel P. "Pat" Black, III.

Friends are invited to call on the family at Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 602 W. 10th St., on Friday, July 13th from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, July 14th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Services will be private. Burial will be in Erie Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Carrie T. Watson Garden Club, 3330 W. 26th St., Erie, PA 16506, or to the Woman's Club of Erie, 259 W. 6th St., Erie, PA 16507. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.

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Published in the Erie Times-News from July 8 to July 12, 2018
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