Karen C. Wynne died peacefully Sunday afternoon at Seven Rivers Hospital from complications due to congestive heart failure.
Born October 2, 1946 in Boston Massachusetts, Karen spent her early years in Arlington and Belmont Massachusetts. She graduated from Colby College.
Karen was a multi-talented person who for a number of years was a successful stained glass artist. Her favorite piece was her red wing black bird which was on display at the Massachusetts Audubon Society gift shop.
She also had a career as a CAD/CAM operator who travelled to various countries to assist with the installation of equipment.
In her retirement she moved to Dunnellon, Florida with her husband John where they enjoyed volunteering at Rainbow Springs Park. One of her favorite times was assisting with Santa Over the Rainbow where she and John used their pontoon boat and arrived as Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus.
Karen truly enjoyed entertaining and especially loved cooking for her friends and family. She had numerous recipes but he most beloved by her family was her cowboy beans whose praises sung as far away as California! She also loved joining her friends at the club to play Mah Jongg.
Karen is preceded in death by her parents Mr. & Mrs. Harris Chapman, longtime residents of Belmont and Brewster, Massachusetts.
Left behind to cherish her memory are her husband John W. Wynne, sister, Janis Chapman Kutterer, son Sean Charles Maher, nephew and his wife James H. and Lauren Kutterer and grandnephew James Robert Kutterer, niece Genevieve A. Kutterer, stepson and his wife John A. & Polly Wynne, step grandchildren Jack and Liam, stepson and wife Brian P. and Linda Wynne and step grandchildren Logan, Remi Mae Adele, Isabelle, Dean Pierce, stepson and wife Stephen and Whitney Wynne and step grandchildren Isla Rose, Lochlan and Kellan Michael. Karen will greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Visitation and viewing will be held at Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon Friday May 7, 2-4 pm followed by a service.
For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105