Karen Marie's Story
Karen Leveille (Young) passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Born on September 27, 1937, to Alice M. Thompson and Paul E. Young, Karen was a 1956 graduate of Gloucester High School and spent most of her life in Gloucester before retiring to Florida with her husband.
Karen is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, John; her three children, Laura, John Jr. and Phyllis; and her brother, Paul (Billy) Young. She was the proud grandmother of seven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Alice and Paul, and her brother, Edward W. Young.
The most important things in Karen's life were her family and her faith. Making it a priority to help others, she could often be found volunteering at her church, socializing with her family and friends, or knitting for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, at the Gloucester Assembly of God Church, 211 Washington St., Gloucester, MA, and will be followed by a private burial among immediate family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Karen's memory to The Ted & Diane Brandley House Hospice of Marion County, 17395 SE 109th Terrace, Summerfield, FL 34491 or Gloucester Assembly of God Church.