Karen M. Centini, 65, of Lebanon died Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville with her loving family at her side following an accident that occurred on their mountain land in Lycoming County. She was the wife of Michael D. Centini with whom she shared 19 years of marriage.
Born in Harrisburg on August 1, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Geneva Rider Minchhoff. She was employed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the Department of Human Services.
Karen was a 1974 graduate of Central Dauphin High School who had an unwavering faith and was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Church, Annville, where she sang in the choir. She volunteered at Align Life Ministries, formerly Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Center. She had a passion for Country Line Dancing and enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, and mountain biking, but enjoyed nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren.
Surviving in addition to her husband are four sons, Gabriel husband of Amy Burrell, of Elizabethtown, Nathaniel husband of Nicole Burrell, of Jonestown, Wade husband of Danielle Burrell, of Annville, David Burrell husband of Margaret Arnesen, of Willow Hill, PA, her grandchildren whom she adored, Ethan and Alyssa Gill, Hunter, Tate, Tucker, Nora, and Zoey Burrell, two brothers, Fred husband of Barbara Minchhoff, of Millersburg, and Joseph husband of Kathi Minchhoff, of Berthoud., CO.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Minchhoff, and two sisters, Paula Minchhoff and Kathy Watts.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul The Apostle Church, 125 S. Spruce Street, Annville. A viewing will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, 618 E. Main Street, Annville with the recitation of the Rosary at 5:45 p.m. A viewing will be held also on Thursday from 10:00-11:00 a.m. prior to the Mass at the Church. Interment will be in St. Gertrude’s Cemetery, Lebanon.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Align Life Ministries, 1315 S. 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 in her memory.