Karen Wise, Age 80 of Wadsworth passed away on April, 28, 2024. She was born on October 2, 1943 in Barberton to James Bryan and Mary Evelyn (Pecek) Wise. Karen enjoyed traveling and family gatherings. She also enjoyed watching the Kentucky derby. In Karen’s younger years she played a role in the raising of her siblings. Even though Karen did not have children of her own, she loved and often doted on all of her nieces and nephews. She also enjoyed playing cards and getting together with friends and classmates.
Karen is survived by her brothers, John (Amy) Wise, Jerry (Kathy) Wise, Jim Wise (Diana Brown) her nephews, Brian (Tiffany) Wise, John (Allison) Wise, Niece, Tami (Kenton) Van Duyne; her great nephews & niece Braedin Wise, Gavin Riggs, Ethan (Kimberly) Wise, Kaden, Brooklyn, and Westin Van Duyne. She also had many cousins, friends and co-workers. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 7 from 5-7pm at Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home 174 N. Lyman St. in Wadsworth. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, May 8 at 11am at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery 38838 Pleasant Ridge Road Graysville, OH 45734. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, c/o Treasurer, 45 Nicklaus Lane, Waynesburg, PA 15370.