Karen Klipfel

Karen Ann Klipfel

Friday, December 18th, 1959 - Sunday, November 15th, 2020
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Klipfel, Karen (nee Lawson) - November 15, 2020 - Beloved wife of Timothy Klipfel Sr. and the late James Anthony Orlando. Loving mother of Christopher and Lindsay Orlando. Stepmother of Krista Klipfel and James Anthony Orlando Jr. and Jason Orlando. Dear sister of William, Donna (Deniz) Sarac, Thomas, Maureen Roeser and Kevin (Tracy) Lawson. Survived by many loving nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 911 Englewood Ave. on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM. Karen was a former employee of Fed-Ex Trade Network - Tonawanda Offices and was currently employed at GMCH in Lockport. Upon retiring she moved to Lehigh Acres in Florida for several years before returning to WNY. Karen volunteered for several non-profit organizations most notably United Way and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. New York State Guidelines will be followed, where masks and social distancing are required. Due to occupancy restricitions we appreciate your patience if entry to the funeral home is delayed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen's memory to Niagara Hospice, Inc. Please share condolences at
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Kathleen Fix-Collette

Posted at 12:37am
For Karen’s family and friends: for you I wish gentle peace quiet strength steadfast love you are in my prayers and on my heart. She will be deeply missed. Find comfort that God called her home she is with him, our blessed mother all the angels and saints allof her family ad friend’s that preceded her and she is very safe with them.

Willam and molly barclay

Posted at 05:05pm
Our deepest condolences to the Lawson family. May she Rest In Peace. She was an angel among us. His bless

Cheryl Seacord and Claire Nablo

Posted at 11:10am
We are So Very Saddened at the loss of such a wonderful woman and cousin! Our thoughts are with you all. Much love sent your way.
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Mary Guarnieri

Posted at 06:40am
All our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. I miss all you Lawson cousins and second cousins and wish we could be there today. We need to all get together again soon. She is at peace now and still in all our hearts.
All our love, Mary Guarnieri, Dennis and Thalia

Mike and Lynda Kriegbaum

Posted at 06:04am
Karen was an amazing women. A blessing to all who knew her. May God comfort you all in this most difficult time.
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