Karen L. (Antell) Clemishaw, 58, of Rochester, passed away peacefully on December 27, 2016 at home surrounded by her loving family. Karen was born on March 15, 1958 in Lynn, MA to her parents, Raymond Joseph and Kathryn Elizabeth (Murphy) Antell. She graduated as Valedictorian from Sacred Heart High School and later attended Bryant College, receiving a degree in Accounting Secretarial Science, Summa Cum Laude. She is survived by her husband, Dennis A. Clemishaw of 31 years. Karen was the loving mother of her two children, her son, Matthew Clemishaw of Rochester, MA and her daughter, Jenna Clemishaw and her husband Kevin O'Donnell of Natick, MA. Karen is survived by her siblings; two brothers, Timothy and his wife Theresa Antell and Robert Antell, both of Wareham, MA and her two sisters; Tricia Mitchell of Wareham, MA and Lynn Antell of Pompano Beach, FL. Karen loved spending her time at Mary's Pond with family and friends (the pond people.) But mostly, Karen loved spending time with her son and daughter. Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of life on Saturday January 7th from 12-4 pm at TownePlace Suites by Marriott, 50 Rosebrook Place Wareham, MA 02571. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to either the American Cancer Society
or Hospice Services of MA.