Born in Massapequa, NY, she was the daughter of Marie Kirk of Nashua, NH and Naples, FL, formerly of Dunstable and the late Richard C. Kirk. She graduated from Groton-Dunstable Regional High School with the class of 1981 and from the Greater Lowell Technical High Schools’ Nursing program.
Karen worked as a sales administrator for the Andrews Gunite Pools of Billerica. She had a passion for caring and helping others.
Besides her mother, she is survived by one son, Daniel and his wife, Madelyn McNamara of Brooklyn, NY; two daughters, Kathryn and her husband, Joseph Anello of Montclair, NJ and Lindsey McNamara of Dunstable; one sister, Lorraine and her husband, Steven McLarney of Londonderry, NH; her mother’s companion, George Belair of Nashua; three nephews, Steven McLarney, John McLarney and Robert McLarney and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visiting hours Thurs. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Mass Friday at 11A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church 115 Middlesex Street North Chelmsford, MA . Cremation at the Merrimack Crematory, Merrimack, NH. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.