February 22, 2020

Karen L. (Wrona) Weaver


Karen L. (Wrona) Weaver, 65, passed away peacefully on April 15th, 2019. She was the beloved wife of Howard W. Weaver, Jr. for thirty-two years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of Leo and Phyllis (Wiegand) Wrona of Seekonk, whom she dutifully cared for through their golden years.

Karen was a graduate of Greater Boston Academy and continued her education at the nursing school at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee (formerly Southern Missionary College) earning her degree in Nursing. She worked as a psychiatric nurse for most of her career, having worked in many group homes, she was the manager of the County Street Group Home in South Attleboro for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. More recently, Karen worked as a home care nurse. In her free time, she was an avid crafter and over the years Karen cross-stitched, crocheted and quilted countless projects and gifts for her family and friends with much love and attention. She also loved caring for her Golden Retrievers and vacationing with her husband and her brother and his family in Aruba in the fall and on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, during the summer months.

Besides her loving husband and parents, Karen leaves her beloved daughter, Kristin (Edmondson) Allard and her husband, Jason of Woodstock, Connecticut; two grandchildren, Aaron and Juliet Allard; a brother, David Wrona and his wife, Michelle, of Woonsocket, a nephew, David Wrona and much extended family and dear friends. She was the aunt of the late Johnathan Wrona.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the Taunton Seventh-Day Adventist Church,109 Winthrop Street, Taunton, MA. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Memorial gifts to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 will be appreciated. Arrangements have been entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket, RI. For online condolences visit: Trippfuneralhome.com


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