Karen Purvis


Karen Darlene Purvis

September 24, 1960 - September 26, 2017


Karen Darlene Purvis, 57, of Wooster, died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster after a courageous battle with cancer.

Karen was born Sept. 24, 1960 in Wooster to the late Kenneth H. and Betty Jane (Double) Sigler and attended West Holmes High School.  She had worked at WalMart in Millersburg, Hedstrom in Ashland and at Wooster Community Hospital.  Karen  enjoyed sewing, crocheting, doing crafts, gardening and feeding the birds.  She loved her dogs, Candy, Muggsy and Missy and she will be greatly missed.

Surviving are her step-children, Eileen Henrriquez of Wadsworth and Cody Purvis of Fredericksburg; 3 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Patricia (Terry) Elliott of West Salem, Peggy (Earl) Christman of Wooster, Steve (Kelly) Sigler of Big Prairie and Kenneth “Stacy” (Whitney) Sigler of Millersburg;  foster brothers and sisters that lived with the Sigler family over the years, her special friend, Don Naftzger and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William R. Purvis on Jan. 23, 2012, her parents and a sister, Cheryl Jean Starner.

Memorial services will be Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home, 173 S. Main St., Creston where friends may call from 12:00 noon until time of services.  A family interment services will be held later at East Union Cemetery.  Tributes may be shared at www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com   Memorials may be made to the funeral home for final expenses or to Wayne Co. Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, OH 44691. 

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Name: Pamela Sigler Alexander

Dear Family,
 So sorry we couldn't be there today for Karen's memorial service. Please know that our thoughts are with you all as you begin grieving the loss of such a sweet sister. Take care of yourselves.
Prayers and love.     

         Mark & Pamela (Sigler) Alexander







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