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In Memory of
Karen Lee McElwee
June 10, 1944 - January 20, 2021

Karen L.McElwee, age 76 of Westerville, passed away peacefully January 20, 2021 at home. Retired Xray Technician for Drs. Coleman, Olix and Ward. Her favorite pastime was working in her yard. Survived by her husband of 55 years, Donald; children, Shane McElwee, Raven McElwee and Carter (Amanda) McElwee; grandchildren, Ella and Abe McElwee. Preceded in death by her parents, John and June Brown. Private family service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ohio Health Hospice.


Amy Noble Thomas

Jan 21, 2021

To the McElwee family, it was an honor and privilege to know Karen as a kind, wonderful neighbor. Our lives were better having known her and you, her family. Our hearts are broken today.


Kathy Pontious

Jan 22, 2021

Karen was such a great coworker!! We were always so happy when she filled in at our office. Her smile brightened our day! Lovely lady!!!


Carolyn Furlong

Jan 22, 2021

Dear family I worked with Karen yrs ago back in the 60,s at The Ohio State University Radiology Dept. After those days remained family friends for years So many good times together until the early 1980's when our family moved from Ohio and we lost track of one another. We shared many good times filled with wonderful memories We send our love and heartfelt condolences to her family.


Robert Hobbs

Jan 22, 2021

Don,So sorry to hear of Karens passing.I didnt even know she had been sick.You have been on my mind for over a week now and I know why now.If there is anything I can help you with I'm here for you.God has gifted you with some great children.And I am sure they will take good care of you.Carter,Shane,Raven,prayers for all of you as well.Your Mother was a good woman and I know she is proud of you all.May you all feel the peace and love of God during your time of grief.Love you guys,Robert Hobbs


Joe and Bonny Francisco

Jan 25, 2021

To Don, Shane, Raven and Carter and families We are so very sorry about Karen. She was such a fun and kind person and we have so many fond memories of times with all of you. We pray you will be comforted by memories of the wonderful person she was. With love, Joe, Bonny, Kristin and Joey and families


SYLVIA Cousins

Feb 4, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I worked with Karen many years ago in the 60s at The Ohio State University Hospital in the department of radiology. It was always such a pleasure to work with Karen Karen will be deeply missed in the field of radiologic technology.