Karen  Marsden

Obituary of Karen Marsden

Karen (Harvey) Marsden 77 of Clinton, CT, went to be with the Lord on Saturday April 11, 2020 at home. She was born October 9, 1942 in Geneva NY to the late Harry and Dorothy (Clark) Harvey. Karen is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 53 years, Carl Marsden and two children; Pamela Marsden-Sebastiao (David) of Old Lyme and Andrew Marsden (Melissa) Old Lyme along with four grandchildren who she adored; Chelsea Evankow, Tyler Sebastiao, Gabby Sebastiao and Jaxon Marsden. Karen is also survived by one great granddaughter, Liana Sebastiao and a sister, Sandra Lane of Tulsa, OK. Karen married her husband Carl in 1967 in New Rochelle NY. After moving to Connecticut she took on many jobs in the town, following her children through the school system as Crossing Guard, Lunch Aide and then took the role of secretary to the principal at The Morgan High School. She held that position until running for Town Clerk in Clinton. She won that vote and held that position for 27 years and retired in 2014. Karen loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great granddaughter. Karen was a loving person who always thought of others before herself. She adored her hummingbirds and looked forward to their return each year. If you met Karen, you knew her love, her passion and her smile. She graduated Geneva High School and accomplished graduate of Clark Business School in Rochester NY All Services are private. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance, 35 E. Main Street, Clinton CT 06413 in memory of Karen Marsden.
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