Karen Lee Tinker went Home, Saturday, June 28, 2014. Karen passed away peacefully at her home after a 7 year battle with cancer, surrounded by the love of her husband and children. She was born January 16, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Those left to treasure Karen’s memory are Terry, her husband of 59 years, her children Terrance Jr., and wife Alison, Tammy Collins and her husband Bobbie, Timothy and his wife Carole, and Karen Whittemore and husband Derek; seventeen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who cherished her time with family and friends. Those who knew Karen remember her kindness and love, her inspiring smile, laugh and humor. She was truly a beautiful person and will be greatly missed by many and forgotten by none who knew her,
A Funeral Mass will be held to honor her life at St. Thomas More Church in Chapel Hill on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 10am.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, UNC-CH CB#7295, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295
“Never in front of you, Never behind you, Always beside you”…Love, Karen
Online condolences www.hallwynne.com, Select Obituaries.