ASHTABULA — Marjorie Ann Karn, age 87, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at the Ashtabula County Medical Center.
She was born Dec. 18, 1925, in Ashtabula, Ohio, the daughter of Neil C. and Sara Elizabeth (Wile) Chapman and had been an Ashtabula resident most of her life.
A graduate of Ashtabula High School, she had worked at Ohio Legal Blank Company and Bearings, Inc. in Cleveland and also as a long distance overseas telephone operator for Bell Telephone Company.
Marjorie lived at Share-A-Home for many years and enjoyed many of the very simple things in life.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including Bob Johnson of Ashtabula; and her guardian, Kelli Brock of Ashtabula.
She was preceded in death by her son, Richard Karn; one sister, Charlotte L. Johnson; one brother, Neil Chapman; and her parents.
A Graveside Service will be held 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 9th, at Edgewood Cemetery, State Road, Ashtabula.
No calling hours will be observed.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Catholic Charities or the Ashtabula County Special Olympics.
DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula, is in charge of arrangements. Obituary and condolences at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.