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Karen E. Brinklow

March 30, 1944 — July 22, 2023

Karen E. Brinklow, age 79, of East Springfield, passed away on Saturday July 22, 2023, at her home.

She was born on March 30, 1944, in Erie, PA, the daughter of the late Douglas D. and Eleanor M. Brinklow.

Karen was a graduate of St. Benedict Academy.  She worked as a machine operator at Steris Corporation for over 30 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death her siblings, Bernard “Bud” O’Leary, James “Jim” O’Leary, Paul O’Leary, Richard O’Leary, Patricia O’Leary Lijewski and Ann O’Lone.

Karen is survived by her sister, Eileen Whitfield; nephew, Steve O’Lone; a close friend, Mary Sereno; great neighbor, Loise Gleason and best friend in the world, Carol Raykowski.

Arrangements entrusted to Burton Funeral Home, 525 Main Street East, Girard.

Memorials may be sent to the Benedictine Sisters of Erie, 6101 East Lake Road, Erie, PA 16511.

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