Karen Kay (Ritchey) Erwin
passed away Sept. 27, 2018 surrounded by her loving
family following a courageous battle with cancer.
Karen was preceded in death by her father, Roy
Ritchey; mother, Ruth (Hane) Ritchey; husband,
Mickael (Bear) Erwin; daughter, Karla (KJ) Calvanese;
sisters, Janet Englant and Beverly Young. Karen
always kept a positive yet mischievous spirit be it during
her 10 years working at Affinity Medical Center or
spending time with family and friends. Karen loved to spend
time with her family and friends or curl up with a good book.
Karen is survived by son, Robert (Debbie) McKinney;
daughter, Nora (Rich) Gurgle; grandsons, Robert Lee
McKinney, Richard Presutti III, Austin Kinsey, Owen Calvanese;
granddaughters, Ashley McKinney, Olivia Calvanese;
great-grandchildren, Marley, Maxen and Maddix;
sisters, Helen Ritchey, Beverly Baker, Carol (Jerry) Strait,
Edith (Buck) Irwin, Linda (Jack) Strait and Charleen (Lee)
Harmon; special friends, Libby Pearson, Bonnie Ames,
Linda Jensen and numerous nieces and nephews. The family
would also like to thank nurse Melissa and Crossroads
Momma, you will be missed dearly and a piece of our
hearts will remain broken until we reunite again. Rest high
on that mountain precious Momma, finally no more pain.
Calling hours will be Monday, Oct. 1st from 2-3 p.m. with
the funeral to follow at 3 pm at Sanders Funeral Home in
East Canton with Pastor John Troyer officiating.
Sanders Funeral Home
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