March 18th, 2018
Karen Marie Bireley (Kendall) passed away at home in Marcus Hook on March 12, 2018. Survived by her husband Charles Bireley, her children Bobby and Stevie, and Brooke of Marcus Hook, her mother Marie Skinner, her sisters Sharon Gray and Janice Skinner of PA and Kathy, Billy, Bobby, and Billy Jean Kendall of MI. Her grandchildren, Gaberial, Milania and Brianna. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
During her childhood Karen was a talented gymnast and idolized Olga Korbut. Karen attended Chichester HS and earned an Associates Degree from PA Institute of Technology. Karen was a Stevie Nicks Super Fan and attended many of her concerts.
She loved being with her grandchildren, the Maryland beaches, traveling, and especially liked sunrises and sunsets. She absolutely adored her dog Angel
Karen Was very creative with an artistic flair. She enjoyed arts and crafts, and turning simple things into decorative items.
We will miss her funny, witty, free-spirited, generous, and caring spirit.
Karen was a spiritual person, with many friends, and will be greatly missed by all who loved her.
Her memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 22nd at 7:30 pm at the Joseph A. Ward Funeral Home 1459 Market St. Linwood, Pa. Friends and family are invited to a visitation at the funeral home from 6-7:30 pm. Burial will be private.