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Karen (Orpen) Verran

October 13, 1957 ~ September 8, 2020 (age 62)

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Karen Orpen Verran, Franklin, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at her home. Karen was born October 13, 1957 in Jamestown, PA to the late Paul Orpen, Sr. and Olive Stange Orpen. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, loved animals, gardening and arts and crafts. 

Karen is survived by her husband Robert Verran; a son, Justin Torr (Melissa) of Tampa, Fl.; a daughter Rebecca Heddleston (Jonathan) of Clearwater, Fl.; three grandchildren, Trey Torr, Alexis Torr and Ashley Jablonski; a brother, Greg Orpen of Sharon, Pa and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her daughter Heather Torr. 

A private service was held by the family. 

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