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Karen Irene McCarroll-Coleman
1955 - 2019
age 64, passed away peacefully in her sleep on December 23, 2019. She was born August 19, 1955 to Davis and Helen Irene (Lee) McCarroll in Gary, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her mother, Helen McCarroll, brother-in-law, Greg Stamm and dogs Corky, Tody and Ella. She is survived by her loving husband Joseph of 33 years: their devoted son, Bryan of Washington DC; father Davis McCarroll of Gary, IN; sister Linda Stamm of Edgerton, WI; brother, Fred (Pat) McCarroll of Indianapolis, IN; sister Shirley Kindle of South Euclid, OH; special nephews and nieces, Matthew, Giles, Darshan, Dorian, Tiamaat and a host of relatives and friends; special thanks to her Hospice of the Calumet Area (600 Superior Drive, Munster, IN) team: Carla, Lisa S., JD, Cathy, Michelle and Vicky. Karen also appreciated the services and support from the Cancer Resource Centre (926 Ridge Road, Munster, IN). Visitation is Monday December 30, 2019 from 9:00a.m.-11:00a.m. at St. Timothy Community Church 1600 W. 25th Avenue Gary, IN. Funeral services will follow at the church at 11:00a.m. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park 3815 W. 39th Avenue. In lieu of flowers, Karen would want us all to "pay it forward" through acts of kindness, service or donations to a charity of your choice.

Published by Post-Tribune on Dec. 29, 2019.
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9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
St. Timothy Community Church
1600 W. 25th Avenue, Gary, IN
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St. Timothy Community Church
1600 W. 25th Avenue, Gary, IN
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Diane Pratt
December 23, 2020
My condolences to the McCarroll family.
Fredricka Hall
December 30, 2019
To the entire McCarroll family. Fred, you snd I have been brothers since the days of Campbell Friendship House when we were 3years old. Your family became my family; mine became yours. We graduated from high school together, were roommates in college and served in each other's weddings. You're my best bud and my heart aches for you in the loss of your dear sister, who was also my sister. Joe and Brian, I pray asking God to cover your family with peace during this time of bereavement.
Philip Patterson
December 29, 2019
I remember Karen as a kind gentle spirit devoted to her family and church. She fought the good fight with bravery and courage. Her physical presence will be missed but her love and example will endure. Diane and Billy Pratt
December 29, 2019
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