Karen L. Carrico, age 53, of New Freeport, passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021 in UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh.
She was born February 9, 1968 daughter of Lillie Mae (Pierce) Yoders, of New Freeport and the late Thomas Robert Yoders.
Karen was a Greene County resident her whole life. She graduated from West Greene High School in 1987. Karen married Edward Carrico on June 7, 1986 and they were happily married for 34 years. She enjoyed hunting and fishing, going to yard sales, going on vacation, and crocheting. It made her happy to cook and bake things for her family and spending all the time she could with them. Karen’s grandchildren were the love of her life.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three children, Rachel (Austin) Riggleman, of Mapletown, Elizabeth Ann (Richard) Tawney, of St. Mary’s, WV, and Edward James (Katrina) Carrico, of Deep Valley; seven grandchildren, Nevaeh Lee, Dylan, Karrie, Mathew Carrico, Reese and Sawyer Tawney and Easton Riggleman; five siblings, Janie (Doug) Phillips, of New Freeport, Shirley (Sonny) McDiffet, of Deep Valley, William (Tammy) Yoders, of New Freeport, James Yoders, of New Freeport, and Thomas (Connie Lynn) Yoders, of New Freeport.
In addition to her father, she is preceded in death by one sister, Lucille Miller.
Friends will be received on Monday, March 22, 2021 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. at Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy., Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at 11a.m. with Pastor Richard Berkey officiating. Burial will follow at Hutchinson Cemetery in Springhill Township.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Association www.cancer.org.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.