Friday, September 14, 2012

Karen L. Osborne

Karen L. Osborne, 64, of New York, New York, passed away unexpectedly at her residence.

She was born November 1, 1947 in Charleroi, PA, daughter of Ruth (Jarrett) Osborne of Greenville, OH, and the late Ernest C. "Ozzie" Osborne. In addition to her father she was preceded in death by a sister, Jennifer Osborne.

Karen was 1965 graduate of Greenville High School in Greenville, OH, and held a B.S. degree from Miami University in Oxford, OH and a Master's degree from Harvard University. She was self employed as a free lance editor. She was a patron of the arts and an avid reader.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by a sister and brother-in-law, Marsha and Mike Bowman of Rossburg; a brother, Richard Osborne of Playa Del Rey, CA; a niece, Sadie Bowman of Oregon; and nephews, Zane Bowman of Florida, and Wyatt Bowman of Oregon.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 19 at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. till 11:30 a.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Greenville Public Library.

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