Karen L. Librandi
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Karen L. Librandi

York - Karen L. (Firth) Librandi, 68, passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at York Hospital. She was the companion of Harold F. Gentzler, York.

Ms. Librandi was born in York on August 18, 1950, daughter of the late Richard N. and Beatrice M. (Hildebrand) Firth.

She was a graduate of Northeastern High School, Shippensburg University where she received a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and a Master's degree in History. She was employed as a substitute teacher within the Northeastern School District, retiring in 2018.

Karen was a member of Spry Church, the American Legion Post 791, V.F.W. Post 556 and Moose Lodge, McSherrystown.

She loved reading and traveling.

Survivors include a sister, Wendy M. Gentzler of York, and a nephew, Benjamin E. Gentzler of Philadelphia. She was preceded in death by a nephew, Thomas C. "Tom" Gentzler.

Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 20, 2018 in Prospect Hill Cemetery, 700 N. George St., York. All those planning to attend, please meet at the Pennsylvania Ave. entrance of the cemetery at 1:15 p.m. Officiating will be Pastor David McCollough.

Please make memorial contributions to the York S.P.C.A, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406.

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Published in York Daily Record on Nov. 18, 2018.
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January 7, 2019
We are so sorry that we missed the original obituary posting for Karen. Karen was always so kind to my kids and brought smiles to their faces asking them about how their baseball season was going and truly caring about them. Our condolences to Harold and Karen's family. We will miss seeing her this Spring during our baseball season❤Tara and Jason Smith (Landen, Koen and Kayden too!)
Tara Smith
December 9, 2018
So sorry for your loss. The band will miss seeing Karen and Harold at so many of our shows. Our sincere condolences to all of the relatives.
November 20, 2018
Ben, thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. I pray that you will soon find comfort in the many loving memories you have of your aunt.

November 20, 2018
So sorry for your loss. May the good memories get you through ,this difficult time .
Jeff & Sharon Reisinger
November 20, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Shawn Johnson
November 20, 2018
Wendy and Ben: So sorry that Karen is no longer here with us. She was an awesome sister, aunt and friend. I know that she will be sorely missed by a lot of people.
Hap: Very sorry for your loss also. You and Karen were together for a really long time. I have no doubts that she was grateful for that. I also know that you cared very much and had her happiness and well-being as a priority.
We all will find comfort in the fact that we were lucky to know her and have her in our lives. We will have the good memories to hold on to.
Fred Sterner
November 18, 2018
Wendy and Ben, so very sorry for your loss. Karen was a wonderful person. So loving and kind. Holding you close in thought and prayer. Sending condolences to your family.

Doris Durant and family
Doris Durant
November 18, 2018
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Rest in peace. MaryLou & Dave Fant
MaryLou Fant
November 18, 2018
Wendy we are so sorry for your loss we will keep you in our prayers, god bless..
Jim and barb Mccaffery
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