Karen L. (Smith) Chiodo, 65, of Warren, PA, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, in her home. Born in Warren, PA on July 21, 1958, the daughter of the late Thomas Smith and Donna Smith and she survives.

Karen was a beautician, and worked at many places through the Warren area, including the Tanning Hut. She enjoyed the beach, especially Myrtle Beach, and looked forward to the yearly trips with her husband and family. Karen also enjoyed her time spent with her family and friends and enjoyed that time around the holidays. She was a former member of Grace United Methodist Church, Warren, PA.

Karen was married on September 11, 1982, in Grace United Methodist Church to Louis (Lou) Chiodo, they spent 40 years together before he passed on July 25, 2022.

In addition to her mother, Donna, Karen is survived by her daughters, Angela Jerman of Sheffield, PA, and Christina Martin and husband, Mike, of Jamestown, NY; four grandchildren, Zach, Autumn, Colton, and Madison; brother, Royce Smith of Erie, PA; Aunts, Susan Arnold, Sally Huckabone both of Warren;two brother in laws, Frank R. Chiodo of Warren, and Greg Chiodo and wife, Jacqueline, of Pittsburgh, PA; one nephew, Anthony Chiodo; and three nieces, Brittany and Courtney Chiodo, and Abigail Smith.

Karen was preceded in death by her father, her husband, and her brother, Billy Smith.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc. has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.