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Tuesday January 18th, 2022
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Tuesday January 18th, 2022
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Wednesday January 19th, 2022

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Karen E. Ermlich

Karen E. Ermlich 83 of Elco passed on Thursday January 13, 2022 at UPMC Presby. Born in Elco on June 1, 1938, a daughter of William Barr and Sara Harriet Davenport Kennedy. Karen was a graduate of California High School. She was always a worker starting at the age of sixteen. Karen retired as head cook after 29 years at California High School. She was a Methodist by faith. Karen belonged to multiple card clubs in the area and enjoyed going to the Meadows. She especially enjoyed spending time with her daughter Michelle and her family in N. Huntingdon. Karen is survived by 6 children; David L. (Robin) Scrip Jr. of Monongahela, Kimberly (Michael) Kennedy of Fallowfield Twp., Kathy (Frank) Barber of Pleasantville, Michelle (John) Masten of N. Huntingdon, Dana Rae Baker of Fayette City and Susan E. (Peter) Willis of Jacksonville, FL, 16 grandchildren; Sheena (Rian) Caldwell, Brandon (Chrissy) Barber, Chad Kennedy, Cally Masten, Zachary (Justina) Kennedy, Rebecca Scrip, Cody, Olivia and Noah Masten, Amanda (David) Engel, Shaun (Angela) Baker, Stephanie Baker-Espejo (Jesus), Ada Willis, Elizabeth (Nathan) Bugbee, Kelly (George) Erdel, and James and Stephen Stewart and 15 great-grandchildren; Gabriella, Alexis and Shaun James (SJ) Baker, Marco, Lilly and Jullian Espejo, James Willis, Morgan Bugbee ,Samuel, Grace, Thomas Erdel, Logan, Benjamin and Finn Caldwell and Harper Barber. Also surviving are her brother and sister-in-law Bill and Kay Kennedy. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond E. Ermlich, a brother and sister-in-law Ray and Joann Kennedy and step-daughter Barbara Stewart. Visitation will be held on Tuesday January 18, 2022 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm at the Melenyzer Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Inc. 1008 Furlong Ave., Roscoe, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday January 19th at 10:00am with Pastor Daniel Grimes. Interment will follow at Monongahela Cemetery, Monongahela.


Karen was my Cousin Ray\'s wife and she and her children a wonderful addition to our family. She attended many family gatherings and always brought a warm smile and a delicious dish! We will miss her.

Darla DeLaney-Bumberger Jan 19 2022 1:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ermlich

Paul & Gina Martin and family Jan 18 2022 5:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ermlich

Melissa S Bloom Jan 17 2022 1:40 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen Ermlich

Bob and Vicki Furnier Jan 16 2022 1:54 PM

Thinking of the family and sending my deepest sympathy.
Sincerely, Colleen Barber

Colleen Barber Jan 16 2022 9:32 AM

There's a special place in all of our hearts for our mothers, just like there's a special place in every mother's heart for her children. May you continue to carry her memory in that special place in your heart.  
May she now rest in peace.  
Our deepest condolences, 
Dane & Liz Furnier ❤️

Dane & Liz Furnier Jan 15 2022 6:50 PM

So many fond memories with Karen. We sure enjoyed our many years with her and Raymond.at all the family gatherings, especially at Whipkey Dam. So glad she made it to our last gathering up there with so many of the family gathered.

Darien Kontes Jan 15 2022 2:45 PM

Dear Michelle so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. It's hard to lose your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Lynn (valla) Robb Jan 15 2022 8:44 AM

Going to miss picking her up to play cards ! She always was happy to go !! Going to miss her !! Prayer to you and your family

Rene Jan 14 2022 11:21 PM

We will miss our wonderful cousin Karen. Rest easy sweet lady.

Sidra Jan 14 2022 7:24 PM