Karen L. Paris, 51, of Marinette, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, June 16, 2013. She was born July 29, 1961, in New Haven, Conn. to Henry and Ruth (Allen) Pascarella.
Karen spent her early life in Hamden, Conn. where she also attended high school. She later lived in Florida, Georgia and returned to Connecticut before moving to Marinette in 1999. In 2006, Karen married her longtime partner and soul mate, Tony Paris. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and had devoted her time to raising her grandson. Karen was truly loved by all her friends. Her sense of humor will be remembered by all who knew her.
Karen is survived by her husband, Tony; three children: Amber Paris, Melissa Paris and Anthony Paris, all of Marinette; a grandson, Hayden; one brother, Henry; and three sisters: Carol, Brenda and Anna. She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Patricia.
Friends may call at Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home in Marinette from 4 until 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Craig Mansur officiating.