Karen F. O'Leary of E. Conesville Road, died in the warmth and comfort of her home on Thursday, April 13, 2023 after a long illness.
Karen was born in Albany on October 7, 1958 to Eugene O'Leary and Josephine Calasso. She lived in West Albany and worked, with her sisters in their father's many restaurants before working many years with Bobby Van Warmer at his garage. She also operated a sheep farm in Preston Hollow for many years while simultaneously working as a clerk at many local livestock auctions. For the last sixteen years, she's been the bookkeeper and oversaw operations with Rock and Pinkster Elk Farm and Dahlberg Construction in Conesville.
Cherishing her memory forever are her companion, Eric Dahlberg of Conesville and many friends. Karen is also survived by her brother-in-law, her niece and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, step-father and her sisters Christine and Donna. A special thank you also to Tonya Buley for her kindness and compassion with Karen's care.
Per Karen's request, a simple message that everyone knows she is gone there will be a gathering for family and friends at a later time.
Memorials donations in Karen's honor are requested to Helios Care, 297 River Street Service Rd, Oneonta, NY 13820 or the Conesville Fire Department, 1292 Rt-990V, Gilboa, NY 12076
Coltrain Funeral Home, LLC of Middleburgh is honored to be caring for Karen and her family.
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