OGDENSBURG -- Karen D. Wight, age 75, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center. Visitation for friends and family will be held at Foxwood Memorial Park Chapel on Thursday, June 14 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. There will be no funeral service. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Surviving is her son, Andrew Wight of Ogdensburg; a grandson, Isiah Wight of Morgantown, VA; a brother, James (Diane) Durr of Ogdensburg; sister-in-law, Mary Durr of Ogdensburg; nephews, Kevin (Jennifer) Durr and John Durr; nieces, Michelle (Mark) Maroney and Amanda (Jason) Notareschi; great-nieces and nephews, Emily, McKenna and Avery Durr, Marney and John Durr III, Mason and Mya Maroney, Lucy, Evelyn and Hattie Notareschi along with many friends.
Her brother John Durr predeceased her.
Karen was born on April 12, 1943 in Ogdensburg NY, a daughter of James and Mildred (Reed) Durr. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1961, and continued her education at the Ogdensburg Business School.
During her career she worked at the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center and the Canton Potsdam Hospital doing secretarial work. She was a former member of the Ogdensburg Women’s bowling league and Vice-President of the CYC Deanery.
Karen enjoyed being on the St. Lawrence River, reading, her camp, fishing, laughing and spending time with family.
Memorial contributions can be made to the John Durr Scholarship Fund c/o Ogdensburg Free Academy, 1100 State St; Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or a charity of one’s choice.
Condolences and fond memories can also be shared at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.