Karen Ann (Ruotolo) Duprey, 67, of Bristol, passed away on Monday, June 11, 2018 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born on March 17, 1951 in Winthrop, MA, a daughter of the late Angelo and Dorothy (Hawkes) Ruotolo.
Karen was first a stay-at-home mom, later she worked for 18 years as an administrative assistant at Berkshire Oil until her retirement. Karen enjoyed sun worshipping by her pool, ocean cruises, holidays, sleepovers with her grandchildren and summer time get-togethers, where she would always remember the favorite food and drink of each guest.
Karen leaves her husband and devoted best friend of 47 years, Daniel J. Duprey; loving children Nicole J. Thomson and her husband Ross, Christian J. Duprey and his wife Michelle (Salek), Dawn M. Lawlor and her husband John; cherished grandchildren Bowen Thomson, Lauren Ann Duprey, Hailey Lawlor; sister Louise McCauley; best friend Marianna Van Housen and treasured soul-sister Brenda Laperuta.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, June 18, 2018 at O’Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Bristol/Forestville from 5PM until 7PM. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at O’Brien Funeral Home at 11:00AM.
In lieu of flowers, donation can be made to www.rideclosertofree.org/participant/dawn-lawlor .