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Louise Pauline (Giliberto) Karpinski


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Louise Pauline (Giliberto) Karpinski Obituary
Louise Pauline (Giliberto) Karpinski, age 88, of Erie, Pa., passed away on July 9, 2018, at Edinboro Manor.

Louise was born in Meadville, Pa., on December 17, 1929, the daughter of Frederick and Josephine (Casolaro/Cavnola) Giliberto.

She married Edward T. Karpinski, who preceded her in death on February 15, 1999.

She graduated from Meadville High School. She worked at Malleable Iron, St. Luke's Catholic Church and French St. Diary and was also a homemaker. As a teenager, she worked at Kroger and Marx Toys.

She was a member of the Happy Tappers and was the treasurer for many years. She loved all things dancing, both watching and performing. She loved listening to Michael Bublé. Hobbies included doing pottery and crocheting. She enjoyed visiting her daughter and son-in-law in Florida. She was member of St. Stanislaus and St. Luke Catholic Churches.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda A. Hedges and her husband Mark of Port St. Lucie, Fla., a sister, Mary Berry of Meadville, Pa., brothers, Joseph Giliberto and Frank Giliberto of Meadville, Pa., and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the many caregivers and staff at Edinboro Manor and Heartland Hospice who helped Louise, including her former roommate at Edinboro Manor, Lois Shelhamer who provided such loving care and support, also, former caregivers, Barb Connor and Barb Peacock of Home Instead Senior Care, who took great care of Mom, prior to her becoming a resident of Edinboro Manor in July of 2016.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, her aunt, Angelina Mazza, brothers, Jim, Robert and Frederick Giliberto, and her son, Gary J. Karpinski.

Friends may call at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc., 2122 Raspberry Street, on Thursday from 11 a.m. until the time of service there at 1 p.m. Entombment will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Mausoleum.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to , 1600 Peninsula Dr., Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.

To send condolences, visit www.orlandofuneralhome.com.

Sign the Guestbook at www.GoErie.com/obits.
Published in the Erie Times-News on July 11, 2018
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