Karen L. Kobulinsky, age 72, of Port Vue, died November 1, 2018, at UPMC Presbyterian. Born May 31, 1946, in McKeesport, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Martha (Lewis) Jones and the wife of Terrance M. "Terry" Kobulinsky.
Karen was retired from the J.C. Penney Company, where she supervised pricing teams. She was a member of the Boston Vets Club. Karen loved her dogs and was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan, especially the Penguins. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Maureen (Joe) Thieret of Port Vue, Sean Tormey of Versailles, Brian Tormey of Port Vue, Kenny Kobulinsky of NC, Amy (Rex) Morgan of NC and Michael Kobulinsky of NC; grandchildren, J.T. and Jake Thieret, Christina Tormey, Madison and Andrew Morgan and Aviel Kobulinsky; siblings, Kerry (Cathy) Jones of Raccoon Twp., Kay Hill of Economy, Bryan Jones of FL, Ted (Linda) Jones of Cincinnati, OH and Dale Jones of MD; many nieces and nephews; also her loyal dog, Jellybean. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Daryl Jones. Family and friends will be received at Willig Funeral Home & Crematory on Sunday, November 4, 2018, from 2 to 8 p.m. A blessing service will be held on Monday, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home chapel. Committal will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Western PA Humane Society, 1101 Western Ave., Pittsburgh , PA 15233 or United Cerebral Palsy Foundation at ucp.org. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.willigfuneralcremationservices.com
Originally published November 02, 2018.