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Friday, December 9, 2011

Karen A. Purdy, of East Fork Rd., Austin, PA, formerly of Curriers

Karen A. Purdy, of East Fork Rd., Austin, PA, formerly of Curriers, died Wednesday December 7, 2011 in Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA at the age of 73.

She was born October 8, 1938 in Warsaw, New York a daughters of the late D. Lynn and Beatrice E. Torrey Woolley.

She owned and operated the Marvin Run Campground in Austin, PA and prior to moving to PA worked for Central Duplicating at Pioneer High School. She was a past member of the Strykersville Rescue Squad, was a current EMT for the Austin Fire Department and was a former president of the Pioneer Auxiliary Assoc.

Her husband Paul Eugene Purdy whom she married December 29, 1956 in Curriers died September 12, 1994.

She is survived by two daughters: Lorraine (David) Osgood of Geneva, NY and Lisa (Randy) Dziedzic of East Arcade, NY; a son: Jeffrey (Shelly) Purdy of Alden, NY; a daughter-in-law: Jody Purdy of Dansville, NY; a sister: Eleanor Spielvogel of Arcade, NY; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son: David Purdy; two brothers: David (late Shirley) Woolley and Phillip Woolley; a granddaughter: Amber Osgood and a brother-in-law: Donald Spielvogel.

Memorials may be made to the Strykesville Fire Department & Rescue Squad or Austin Rescue Squad.


Anonymous said...

Rest in peace my freind you will be missed.

Anonymous said...

RIP Karen. Thanks for hospitality during my years of hunting and fishing out of my camp along Marvin Run over the years.