Karen Douglas

Karen E. Douglas, age 18, of Newton and formerly of Natick died unexpectedly and was found Saturday October 5, 2013. She was the beloved daughter of Brian V. Douglas of Ashland and Lila A. McCain of Newton. Karen was a senior at Newton North High School. She previously attended Lilja School in Natick, Country Day School in San Jose Costa Rica, and St Pauls School in Wellesley. Karen was active in many school sports and organizations including the Natick Town Basketball Team, Natick Drama Workshop, Community Rowing ,NNHS Rugby Club, Old Grannies Club-club for cross stitching and knitting, which she founded. She enjoyed shopping at thrift stores, wearing vintage clothing, music and attending concerts. Karen was a much beloved baby sitter in her neighborhood, and was known for her bright smile, caring for others and her love of sunflowers. In addition to her parents, Karen is survived by her loving sister Sonya Maria Douglas of Newton, her grandmother Dora A. McCain of Bradenton FL, step- mother Sandy Douglas of Ashland, step-father Peter Beaman of Newton, step brothers and sisters Alyssa L. Perkins, Sarah C. Perkins both of Ashland, Christopher G. Beaman of Cambridge, Peter A. Beaman of Somerville, William G. Beaman of Los Angeles, CA, aunts and uncles Carmela Simmons, Christian McCain, Alec McCain, Yolanda McCain, Carl Douglas, James Douglas, Susan Demere, Diane Romoth, many cousins, numerous dear friends, and classmates. She was also the granddaughter of the late Parker and Frances Douglas and Edwin McCain. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Karens Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday October 12, at 1:00 P.M. in St Patrick Church 44 East Central Street (route 135) Natick. Visiting hours are Friday October 11, from 4:00 to 8:00 P. M. in the John Everett and Sons Funeral Home 4 Park Street, at Natick Common. Public services will conclude following the Funeral Mass. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www. medainc.org. For directions and to send Karens family online condolences please visit www.everettfuneral.com

Funeral Home

John Everett & Sons Funeral Home
4 Park Street Natick, MA 01760
(508) 653-4342

Published in MetroWest Daily News from Oct. 8 to Oct. 9, 2013