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Karen Shank

Karen L. Shank

Sunday, March 6th, 1966 - Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Obituary

Karen L. Shank, 53, of Ephrata, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Ephrata to Janet E. (Dierwechter) Shank and the late Louis W. Shank.

Karen was a cashier for Giant. She loved to read, do puzzle books and was an avid Penn State and Philadelphia sports fan.

In addition to her mother, Karen is survived by a brother, L. Andrew Shank of Ephrata; a sister, Diane, wife of Robert Evans of Great Falls, MT and three nephews, Kenton, Mitchell and Logan Evans.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her longtime partner, Ed Cibula.

The family would like to thank the staff at WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital ICU for their kindness and the care Karen received.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

If desired, memorial contributions in Karen's memory may be made to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA, 17602.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Deidre Brown

Posted at 02:26pm
So sorry for your loss. I recognized Karen from her picture, and remember her from Ephrata High School. We were in the band together and some musicals. Karen was the nicest person, and never got upset with anyone. Too young to loose a classmate.
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Rae Ann Strrenger

Posted at 12:39pm
I remember my first day of Giant in Ephrata. Karen and I spoke that first day. She made me feel comfortable and like i had worked there for years! She will be greatly missed.
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Sharon Boyd

Posted at 05:32am
I worked with Karen at the Lancaster Giant, we went to Atlantic City on a bus trip through Giant. We laughed and had fun! So sorry for your loss, and prayers for the family.

Tina Trimble

Posted at 11:57pm
I am so very sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Karen at Giant. She was always so kind and helpful.
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Connie Weaver

Posted at 11:31am
Karen waited on me many many times at Giant. She was always so friendly. I am sorry for your loss.
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