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Karen A. Shores (Klimesh)


Karen A. Shores of Holland died peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at home.  She was 72. 

Karen was the loving wife of Linus Shores with whom she had shared 52 years of marriage.

Born in Decorah, IA she was the daughter of the late Charles and Anna Pavlovec Klimesh. 

Karen graduated from Rudolphinum High School and later attended Mount Mercy College.  She led a long career as payroll manager with the Bucks County Intermediate Unit until her retirement.  Karen had endless energy and lived life to the fullest. She enjoyed staying active and picked up many hobbies and pastimes throughout her life. She especially enjoyed yoga, politics, her Kindle, quilting and her cat Shiloh.   Friends and family will dearly miss this fun, spunky, vibrant woman.

In addition to her husband, Karen leaves behind her children, Carla Waltersdorf of Warrington, PA and Brian Shores (Kimberly) of Holland, PA; her grandchildren, Caleb and Nathan Waltersdorf and Mason and Tyler Shores; and her siblings, Charles Klimesh (Martha) and Donald Klimesh (Mary Ann). 

Relatives and friends are invited to greet the family on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM until her Funeral Mass 11:00 AM at St. Bede the Venerable Church, 1071 Holland Rd., Holland, PA 18966.  Her interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, Newtown. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the American Association for Cancer Research at 615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

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  • Morning Visitation

    Thursday, September 24th
    10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, September 24th
    11:00 AM

    St. Bede The Venerable Church
    1071 Holland Road
    Holland, PA 18966

  • Interment

    Thursday, September 24th

    All Saints Cemetery
    291 Durham Road
    Newtown, PA 18940

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