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Karen A. Hansen

September 21, 1946 November 3, 2018
Karen A. Hansen
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Obituary for Karen A. Hansen

Karen A. (Monroe) Hansen, age 72, passed away surrounded by the comfort of her loving family on November 3, 2018 at Norwood Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Edward and Alice (Burke) Monroe.

Karen was born on September 21, 1946 in Boston and was a graduate of Dedham High School and attended Dean College. She married her late husband Edward J. Hansen on July 16, 1966 at St. Suzanna’s Church in Dedham. She was employed as an administrative assistant for Lifeplans of Waltham. Karen most enjoyed spending time with her family and cooking for friends and family. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Loving mother of Laura Hansen of Foxborough, Carey and his wife Jennifer Hansen of Wareham and Erica Campanella and her husband Edmond of Attleboro. Devoted grandmother of Meghan, Alexia and Katie. Sister of Mary Monroe of Norwood, John Monroe of Naragansett, RI and the late Edward Monroe, Jr.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Mass at 10 AM on Thursday, November 8 at St. Mary’s Church, 58 Carpenter Street, Foxborough. Interment to follow at Rock Hill Cemetery. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To send an on line condolence please visit the funeral home website at

In lieu of flowers donations in Karen’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, c/o Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.


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