Karen L. Cleffi
September 22, 1949 - February 6, 2018
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Karen L. Cleffi, 68, Long Branch, passed away Tuesday February 6th at Jersey Shore Medical Center. Karen was a lifelong resident of Long Branch and graduated Star of the Sea Academy in 1967. She was a communicant of Star of the Sea RC Church where she helped her mother cook for the priest and organize …
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Elissa DeRogatis Stroby left a message on February 17, 2019:
Dear Antoinette, Anita, Henrietta and families. I just found out that Karen has left us. Please forgive me but I honestly did not know until I saw the Link News on this Friday morning. Karen and all of you have been in my life since we were all so young. From when you all lived next door to me to when Karen bought the house down the street. I would get a beautiful Good Morning and we had wonderful chats nearly everyday when I walked my dog. When she told me of her illness I prayed everyday for her. I will miss her greatly. I will say good morning as I walk by her house for the rest of my life. I am so sorry for your loss. She will be dearly missed.
[email protected] left a message on February 10, 2019:
Dear Karen and Family, Karen you will be dearly missed!! Through my very special cousin I met Karen, she touched my life within the first few minutes that we met, with her honesty and genuine personality. I am grateful for our time together, although it was brief. My wish for the world is for all of us who knew Karen would pay her beautiful spirit forward a little bit each day, so that we could have more Karens in this world!! My dear rest in peace, till we meet again + Kim
Kathy Edwards Leber left a message on February 9, 2019:
Karen was a bridesmaid for me in 1971. She helped me with some of the planning for my wedding. I will never forget her. Kathy Edwards Leber
Jodi Greenspan left a message on February 8, 2019:
Sorry for your loss. Remembering all the laughs we had bowling.I never saw her in a bad mood. Rest In Peace. Jodi Greenspan
alan and Fran Stern left a message on February 8, 2019:
Dear Antoinette, Rich, Heather, Kristi, and Olivia We are saddened beyond words at the loss of Karen. She brightened our lives for 3 decades with her incredible presence. Her devotion to family was amazing. Her sense of humor was always present, even in the toughest of times. And we'll always remember her signature comment, "ya think??"" We hope we made Karen's life a little bit better Please know that we share your loss but remain so grateful for the privilege of having known this remarkable human being. May her memory comfort and strengthen you Fran and Alan Stern
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Cynthia Burden-Wells left a message on February 8, 2019:
I extend condolences to the family of Karen. I remember her smiling face during our days at Star of the Sea Academy. I was a freshman and she a senior. Those were wonderful times. Again I am sorry for your loss. Sincerely, Cynthia Burden-Wells
Karen Gornto left a message on February 8, 2019:
My heart and sympathies are with all of you in the loss of your dearest Karen. I worked with Karen for many years at Fort Monmouth and she was a joy to work with. We shared many laughs, many stories and late nights at work. She always had a positive spin on every situation and worked things together to find a solution. I was fortunate to have lunch with her this past November and still she was as positive and funny as ever!! She is a model for us all to emulate. To know her is to love her! And now God has his arms surrounding her with his love. She will be missed by so many of us ... but forever in our hearts ❤️
J. Moore/Volunteer left a message on February 8, 2019:
To the Family of Karen L. Cleffi, So sorry to learn about the loss of your Dear Loved One, Karen. Please know that so many people share your grief with you to help you through this difficult time of sorrow. Please accept my deepest condolences as we await the time when Christ Jesus will awaken all those who have fallen asleep in death; including your Beloved, Karen. (John 11:41-44)
Claire Gilardi left a message on February 8, 2019:
Claire Gilardi My deepest sympathy for your loss. Karen was an amazing person who always had a smile, a positive attitude and strength during her illness. I coached girls softball with Karen many years ago, also played Women's softball on her team for many years. She was an amazing person full of warmth & grace. She will be sorely missed by all. Like many I loved her immensely & will she never be forgotten. Karen surely earned her angel wings, Well deserved. Rest in Peace my Friend
Gayle Grant left a message on February 8, 2019:
My heart is with you all during this sad time. I worked with Karen for many years at Ft. Monmouth. I am sure you already know, Karen was a great leader. Karen always was the "go to" person for planning and to solve financial issues. Karen was funny and a breathe of fresh air to work with. She will be greatly missed. I know she was ill and like Karen, I know she is with God, her favorite person. Gayle
Danielle Torres left a message on February 8, 2019:
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barbara driscoll coats SSACADEMY 1966 left a message on February 7, 2019:
Karen was a year behind me at SS Academy and also went to grammar school with me Same schoolSS ACADEMY I think EVERYBODY in Long Branch ,h who was a gir,l went there it seems Her mother also cooked for us tuesday and Friday at lunch time Egg salad ,tuna and grilled cheese Tuesday Hot Dogs Ruth is in the great beyond still serving people lunch and dinner RIP OLD FRIEND
Stephanie Nolan left a message on February 7, 2019:
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Woolley Boglioli Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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