Karen J. Barefoot

Date of Death: 10/30/2018

Karen J. Barefoot

July 20, 1957 - Oct. 30, 2018

Karen J. Barefoot, 61, Hollidaysburg, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, after an extended illness.  She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Thomas P. and Mary C. (Miller) Eicher.  She married Harry B. Barefoot III on June 5, 1976.

Surviving are her husband; two sisters:  April K. Imler and Mary C. Boyer; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a 1975 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School and was a member of the Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church.

Karen was known for her cooking and baking skills and especially enjoyed baking pies for her numerous friends and neighbors.  She often repaid a personal favor with a pie of your choice.  She loved dogs and was a volunteer at nursing homes with her therapy dog, Detroit.  She was very creative and enjoyed carpentry and crafting with all types of art medium.  She also enjoyed photography with many of her photographs published in both the U.S. and Great Britain magazines, as well as being used for band album covers in Ireland. 

Karen touched many lives and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

No funeral services will be held at the request of the deceased.  Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary, Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that memorial contributions in memory of Karen be made to the Bedford County Humane Shelter, 1108 Lutzville Rd., Everett, PA  15537 or to the Vicksburg Grace Brethren Church, 335 Reservoir Rd., Hollidaysburg, PA  16648.


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