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Karen Ruth (Johnson) Pitchford

January 16, 1936 ~ November 10, 2018 (age 82)


Karen Ruth Pitchford, age 82, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, passed away on November 10, 2018 at Mount Carmel West Hospital. Karen was born January 16, 1936 to the late Carl and Ruth (Varey) Johnson in Niagara Falls, Canada. She was self-employed with TP Builders and was a member of Peace United Methodist Church in Pickerington. Karen is survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Thomas Pitchford; children, Kathy, Jay, Mark (Brenda), Mike, Tom (Amy); grandchildren, Chad, Eli, Milo, Matthew, Chandra, Samantha, Hannah, Elizabeth; great-grandchild, Rei; sister, Patricia Blakely; sister-in-law, Sharon Hamm; cousin, Linda (Bob) Gray; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Loretta. Private service held by family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s memory to Peace UMC. Online condolences available at


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