Karen E. ( O’Donnell) Driscoll, 47, died peacefully on April 13 at her home surrounded by family after a 16 year battle with cancer.
Karen was the loving wife of Charles M. Driscoll Jr. and dedicated mother to Charles M. Driscoll III and Nicole E. Driscoll all of Bridgewater. She is also survived by her mother Rosemary (Burge) O’Donnell of Bridgewater and brother Paul E. O’Donnell Jr. and his wife Cindy of Kingston. She was preceeded in death by her father, Paul E. O’Donnell. She also leaves behind her godson and nephew Timothy O’Donnell and many nieces and nephews. Karen was especially close to her sister-in-law Laurie Driscoll of NC.
Karen dedicated her life to her family and friends. She loved spending time at the beach and skiing in NH. She grew up in Whitman and was a graduate of Cardinal Spellman High School, Class of 1986 and Stonehill College, Class of 1990. Once her children were born, Karen stopped working to focus on raising her children. She later returned to working in the insurance industry, most recently with Estabrook and Chamberlain in Bridgewater.
Family and friends are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. on Monday April 18 at 8:00am for a procession. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Ghost Church, 518 Washington St., Whitman at 9:00am and burial will follow at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Bridgewater. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00-6:00pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Karen E. Driscoll Memorial Scholarship Fund, PO Box 84, Bridgewater MA 02324