Karen L. Ferster


Karen L. Ferster, 73, of Richfield, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at the Richfield Senior Living and Rehabilitation Center in Richfield.
She was born Sept. 13, 1945, in Richfield, Juniata County, a daughter of the late Howard W. and Helen L. (Renninger) Ferster.

She is survived by one sister, Janet E. Losch and her husband Richard of Richfield; one aunt, Muriel Stouffer; two uncles, Claude Renninger and his wife Lola Mary and Earl Ferster; and several generations of nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Lynn Ferster.

Karen was employed and retired after 36 years of service as a mail clerk for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
Miss Ferster was a member of the Richfield Life Ministries Church and enjoyed cross stitch, traveling, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, coloring, taking pictures, and helping at church with the children's Awana program, but most importantly, she cherished the time spent with her family, especially her nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, followed by the funeral at 10:30, at Richfield Life Ministries Church, 167 Church St., Richfield, with Pastor Aaron Benner officiating.
Interment will follow in the Richfield Union Cemetery.

The family will provide all funeral flowers and kindly request that any memorial contributions in Karen's memory may be made to the Richfield Life Ministries Church Building Fund, 167 Church St., Richfield, PA 17086.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville.
Online condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.
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