Karen M. O’Brien, 65, of Medina, NY, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving family at her side.
Born on November 5th, 1953, in Buffalo, NY, she was the daughter of the late John Rosenbeck and Marguerite Moore.
Karen graduated from Medina High School in 1971 and was employed with Delphi of Rochester for 30 years, retiring in 2002. On August 17, 2004, she married Patrick O’Brien and together, they owned and operated Main Liquor Store in Medina. Karen was a member of the Junior Wilson’s Sportsman Club of Medina, NY, Medina Business Association and the Orleans Co. Chamber of Commerce. Karen was a kind and loving person who loved and cared for animals, taking in many strays over the years. Karen always enjoyed visiting with her customers and was loved by many.
Karen is survived by her husband Patrick O’Brien; children, Chris (Carissa) Egan of Norman, OK; Dan (Sue) Egan of Forestville, NY; Ryan (Jessica) Egan of Rochester, NY; Shawn (Noel) O’Brien of Lockport, NY; Philip (Donna) O’Brien of Rochester, NY; grandchildren, Nathan, Ben, Jackson, Cece, Riley, Ella, Dylan, Angelina, Grayson, Cody; three siblings, Dianne (Clare) Humphrey of Medina, NY; James (Jackie Boon) Moore of Batavia, NY; Gary (Nancy) Moore of Albion, NY; nieces and nephew, Annie, Nicci, and Gary; two great-nieces, BreAnna and Bianca; step-father, Walter Schutt of Chandler, AZ, and her beloved faithful companion, Penny Lane and many of her precious cats.
There are no calling hours. A private service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorials may be made in Karen’s name to Medina Veterinary Clinic Stray Animal Care, 3144 N. Gravel Rd. Medina, NY, 14103 or to: Hospice of Orleans County, P.O.Box 489, Albion, NY 14411.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103.