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Doris F. Karlen

February 2, 1929 March 3, 2019
Doris F. Karlen
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Obituary for Doris F. Karlen

Doris F. Karlen, 90, formerly of Shady Lane, Jamestown, passed away on Sunday morning, March 3, 2019 at The Grove at Greenville.

She was born in Butler, PA on February 2, 1929 to the late Howard and Mabel (Book) Frazier.

Doris was a 1947 graduate of Fredonia Delaware High School and a homemaker.

She was active in Girl Scouts and Brownies when her kids were involved.

She enjoyed gardening, fishing, camping and spending time with her family. Doris loved her dogs and had a wonderful sense of humor.

Doris is survived by her husband Paul E. Karlen. They were married in Fredonia United Methodist Church on November 22, 1948. Also surviving are: four daughters, Julie L. Carfangia and her husband, Roger, of Slippery Rock, PA, Sandy Meredith and her husband, Mitch, of Fredonia, Nancy Karlen of Atlanta, GA, and Linda Karlen of Erie, PA; three grandchildren, Marty Gbur and his wife, Kay, of Indiana, Stephen Carfangia and his wife, Megan, of Meadville and Lauren Carfangia of Slippery Rock; six great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an identical twin sister, Lois Frazier, and a cousin, Frank Book.

No formal services will be held and her cremains will be buried in Portersville Bible Cemetery, at a later date

Memorial contributions can be made to: Strayhaven Animal Shelter 94 Donation Rd., Greenville, PA, 16125 or Messages of sympathy, stories, and photos can be shared at:

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of: OSBORNE-WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 73-75 Columbia Ave. Greenville, PA 16125


Event Information

There are no services scheduled at this time.

Cemetery Details


Portersville Bible Cemetery Final Resting Place

156 E. Portersville Rd.
Portersville, PA 16051

156 E. Portersville Rd. Portersville 16051 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Strayhaven Animal Shelter

94 Donation Road
Greenville, PA 16125

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