Karen R. Crum
67, Sidman, passed away on October 12, 2019 at Conemaugh Medical Center. Born on August 4, 1952 in New Paris, PA, daughter of the late Philip C., Lydia (Bingham) Benna, and her beloved Papillon, Susie. She is survived by her lifelong partner, Daniel C. Crum, Johnstown; daughters, Jennifer L. (Matthew) Gallatin, Red Lion, PA, and Jacqueline E. Crum, Altoona, PA; step son, Andrew M. Savering, Manor, PA; grandchildren, Jadyn E., Johnathan M., and Sophia M. Crum, Ayden C. Gallatin; several nieces, nephews, and her beloved grand-dogs, Bear, Piper, Bruschi, and Ginger. Karen was a 1970 graduate of Forest Hills High School. She was employed in retail sales for over 30 years. Karen enjoyed going to Ocean City, MD, yard work, and collecting Hallmark ornaments. She loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. At Karen's request, there will be no public viewing. Friends will be received from 10 a.m. until time of the celebration of her life at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, with Pastor James Gay officiating. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home.
Published on October 14, 2019


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Lois rose
Oct 14, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to the family. Karen had a good heart and was always there when I needed someone to talk to. She will be sadly missed. R.I.P. you are in a much better place now. Thanks for the talks.
Barb Fishel Higgins
Oct 14, 2019
Karen was amazing lady got to be good friend when we worked at Wal-mart. Rest in Peace my friend.
Nancy Spencer
Oct 14, 2019
This was one special lady, got to know her through working at Wal-Mart. Rest in Peace Karen.
Bill Harris
Oct 13, 2019