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Karen Lee Wardle

April 23, 1944 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 77)

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Obituary

 

Karen Lee Wardle, 77, of Eighty-Four, died Thursday, February 10, 2022.

She was born April 23, 1944 in Canonsburg, a daughter of  Karl and Giovanna  Lorenzato Luxbacher. 
On  August 1, 1964, she married, Ronald W. Wardle,  her husband of 57 years of marriage, after meeting on a blind date. In 1962, Karen graduated from St. Clair High School.

Karen was a homemaker and enjoyed baking, sewing, working crosswords puzzles, and most of all spending time with her family and grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son,  William (Susan Cook) Wardle, her daughter, Cindy (John Gamble) Smigiel of Eighty Four, her sisters, Linda Weaver, and Janis (Sean) Morin, both of Tiffin, OH, her grandchildren, Chad (Alicia ) Lagoni, of Pittsburgh, Somer Wardle, of Canonsburg, Jesse Smigiel, of Eighty-Four, and Jeremy Smigiel, of Eighty-four,  her "soon to be" great-granddaughter, Avery Lee, her daughter-in-law, Darla Lagoni, and several nieces & nephews.

She was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Clifton Smigiel, and her brother, Bob Browell.

Friends will be received on Tuesday, from 2 to 4 pm and 6  to 8 pm  at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, 724-746-1000.

Services will be held at 11:30 am, on Wednesday, in the funeral home, with Nathan Miller, officiating.

Interment will follow in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies,  Bridgeville. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly suggests memorials to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

Please visit www.sollon.com to leave online condolences.

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
February 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd.
30 East College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Visitation
Tuesday
February 15, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd.
30 East College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Blessing Service
Wednesday
February 16, 2022

11:30 AM
Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, Ltd.
30 East College Street
Canonsburg, PA 15317

Interment
Wednesday
February 16, 2022

12:30 PM
National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
1158 Morgan Rd
Bridgeville, PA 15017

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