Karen S. (Hood) Lake

March 30, 1946 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 73)


Karen S. Lake, 73, passed away peacefully on July 23, 2019 in Nashville, TN. She was born in Cleveland to the late Robert and Beverly (Witner) Hood and was an Akron resident since 1964.

Karen graduated from Medina High School, worked as an X-ray technician at Akron City Hospital and spent 17 years at Ohio State Extension Service. She was also a proud member of the Akron Blind Society and Wedgewood United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her sister, Pam Capotosto, she is survived by her daughters, Ami Lake (Jon DiCicco) and Lori Lake (Jim Marunich); brother, Doug Hood; and nephew Rion and Matt.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at Wedgewood United Methodist Church, 2350 Wedgewood Dr., with Pastor Joe Burkhardt officiating.

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Memorial Service
August 30, 2019

4:00 PM
Wedgewood United Methodist
2350 Wedgewood Drive
Akron, Ohio 44312

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