Born In: Rockville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Born: January 29th, 1950
Passed on: February 2nd, 2013
Karen Colleen Tsohatzis (Newell), 63, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, February 2, 2013. She was born on January 29, 1950 in Rockville, NS to Ralph Newell and Hattie Newell (Swim). Karen grew up in Yarmouth, NS. She was a lifelong learner and a graduate of Nova Scotia Community College. She has devoted great time and energy to being a caregiver and advocate for social justice. She was an avid traveler and has lived all over Canada. Her greatest role was as a devoted mother and grandmother. She was a generous and loyal friend and will be missed by her best friend Darlene (Bruce), Leona/Rhonda, Chester, Betty-Ann, Susan, Anne, the swimming/ bingo/ darts/games friends and anyone who came to know her. Karen was preceded in death by her parents Ralph Newell and Hattie Newell (Swim) and is survived by sister, Constance (Connie) Newell ( BC), brother, Basil Newell (BC) and Pam ( Norbert ) d’entremont ( Pubnico). Karen is survived by her daughters, Monica (Marj Lynn) Jackson of Hantsport , Charmaine (Jim Arkwright) Jackson of Hantsport and son Jason (Melissa) Jackson, of Yarmouth. She will be greatly missed by her 8 grandchildren; Adrian, Jordon, Joshua, Jurnee, Grayson, Arielle, Jayna and Gabe, as well as numerous nephews and nieces and extended/chosen family and friends. She is predeceased by daughter Mitzi Jackson of Yarmouth. The memorial service was to be held on Saturday February 9, 2013 and has been postponed. Reverend Bill Newell will be officiating. Please visit http://coleharbourfuneral.com. She will be laid to rest at Chebogue Point Cemetery at a later date with a private gathering. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Juniper House or local women’s shelter. For further information or sharing please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org Watch over us. We miss you.