September 18, 1956 - November 27, 2021
Karen Park, age 65, passed away on November 27, 2021. Born on September 18, 1956 to the late Petro and Sara Kanatas. She was born, raised, and lived in Columbus her entire life. Dublin High School graduate Class of 1974. Decorated RN who worked at The Ohio State University for close to 35 years. She was a loyal OSU fan cheering on both the football and basketball teams, could be found at most home games at their tailgate known as "Parkgate." She enjoyed to cook and won multiple chili contests at various tailgates and events. The Annual Chippewa contest was one she always held dear as it raised donations to help local charities and the Lakeview Volunteer Fire Dept. Karen and her late husband Brian, also enjoy their time at Indian Lake. She loved to take rides on their pontoon boat and their golf cart visiting friends around the lake. She was a member of the Moose and Eagles Club. She and her husband raised thousands of dollars for children with needs, needy families, neighborhood outreach, AmTryke bicycles for the handicapped, and other charities and volunteer organizations, including the Brian Park Memorial Chippewa Poker Run in honor of her late husband. On the fun-side, she enjoyed time with family and friends relaxing at "Park's Pub" and held annual hot dog cookouts with neighbors. She valued community and served as President of the Chippewa Neighborhood Watch. Karen is survived by brothers, Matthew Kanatas and Chris Kanatas as well as sister, Lorraine Kanatas; many cousins and a host of friends. Visitation will be held Thursday, December 2, 2021, 4:00 pm - 08:00 PM with Trisagion service at 4:15 pm at O. R. Woodyard Co. Northwest, 2990 Bethel Rd. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, 10:00 am at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 555 N. High St. 43215. Interment Green Lawn Cemetery.
Karen Park, age 65, passed away on November 27, 2021. Born on September 18, 1956 to the late Petro and Sara Kanatas. She was born, raised, and lived in Columbus her entire life. Dublin High School graduate Class of 1974. Decorated RN who worked... View Obituary & Service Information
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