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Mrs. Agnes S. Karpa
Mrs. Agnes S. Karpa, 78, died Saturday, Oct. 4, in Chandler Hall, Newtown.
She was the beloved wife of the late Zigmund A. Karpa Sr.
Born in Coaldale, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Gladys (Halkyard) Gallagher, and had been a resident of Lower Bucks County since 1965.She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Levittown.
Mrs. Karpa received her nursing degree in 1957 from the Fitzgerald Mercy School of Nursing. She served her residency at Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, and was employed at Statesman Nursing Home, Levittown, for many years.
She was the loving mother of Joseph (Tammy) of Bristol, Zigmund A. Jr. (Mary) of Harleysville, Gladys Karpa (Adoree) of Columbus, Ohio, Nadine Drake of Levittown and Aaron Karpa (Bernadette) of Warrington.
She was the devoted grandmother of Amanda, Jessie, Shelby, Kaelea, Sydney and Hallie; and the sister of Mary Taylor Halkyard, Bernadine Marurchak, Emmit and James Gallagher.
Mrs. Karpa will also be sadly missed by several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Patrick and Jack Gallagher.
Service: Funeral Mass 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, 66 Levittown Parkway, Levittown. Rite of Committal 1 p.m. Friday, Sky-View Memorial Park, Hometown. Call 6-8 p.m. Thursday, James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, 2200 Trenton Rd., Levittown. Contributions in her name may be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Philadelphia and Southeastern Pa., 1 Valley Square, 512 Township Line Rd., Suite 133, Blue Bell, Pa. 19422. Online condolences can be offered at www.doughertyfuneralhome.com.

Published in Times News on Oct. 8, 2014
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