Thursday, December 10, 2020

Karen Stocking, 76

Wellsville, NY - Karen Stocking, age 76, of  Rail Road Avenue passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the Highland Health Care Center. She was born on January 15, 1944 in Wellsville to the late Frank B. and Pansy Keech Stocking.

Karen was a life long resident of this area who had graduated from Andover Central High School. She loved the United States and honored our veterans by being a life member and past president of the Frank B. Church VFW Post 2530 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed collecting bells with her mom and her “favorite” sister Helen; she also enjoyed a good joke and a good laugh. Karen loved her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include: a son, Dana (Debi) Stocking of Woodbury, TN.; 2 daughters, Darla Stocking of West Schuyler and Hope (James Lynch) McPharlin of Brighton, MI.; 3 grandchildren, Ashley (Mathew) Jacobs , Chandler Dannheim, and Jacob Dannheim; a great grandson, Mason Jacobs;  a brother Lester Stocking; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Karen was predeceased by: her parents, 2 brothers Richard and Ronald Stocking, and her sister Helen Foster.

There will be no prior services and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Please consider memorial contributions in Karen's name to be given to the Frank B. Church Post 2530 Ladies Auxiliary. To leave online condolences please visit


  1. Love and prayers 🙏❤. Will miss your wit and wisdom.

  2. Miss you mom, hope you're in heaven, waiting for us