Karen S. (Nein) Murphy

Karen S. (Nein) Murphy, 60, passed away Aug. 10, 2013, at her residence in Mentor, Ohio.

She was born in Huntingdon, daughter of the late Rev. George E. Jr. and Helen E. (Sherman) Nein. She had been a Lake County resident for 35 years, living in Mentor.

She was the loving mother of Amy K. Welman and husband, Steven, of Akron, Ohio, and Kelly S. Murphy of Mentor, Ohio; sister of Jeffrey Nein and wife, Barbara, Kenneth Nein and wife, Eva Weigelt, and Barbara Collins and husband, John; and aunt of nieces and nephews.

Karen retired from the Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and a former Girl Scout leader.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown. Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations in Karen’s name be made to the American Diabetes Association.