Linda Gaye “Kookie” Karcher

December 2, 1947 - December 10, 2015
Linda Gaye “Kookie” Karcher

Linda G. “Kookie” Karcher, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA on Thursday, December 10, 2015 following a lengthy illness.

She was born in East Liverpool, OH on December 2, 1947 a daughter to the late James & Hallie (Fleming) Welch. Kookie has lived her entire life in this area working in the deli at Giant Eagle before retiring.  She was a former member of the First Church of Christ in Newell, WV where she was a member in her church group the Lady Bees.  She was an avid baker and a Pirates fan.

She is survived by her Husband: Gene Raymond Karcher whom she married on June 22, 1968; a devoted daughter: Donna Karcher of East Liverpool, OH; one sister:  Janice Welch of Melbourne, FL; many nieces and nephews, many great nieces and nephews, including 2 Great Nieces and 1 Great Nephew Makenzie, Mollie and Mason who she cherished and held close to her heart, one great great niece, and many cousins

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 11 AM with Pastor Kenny Cowdery of Avondale Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Columbiana County Memorial Park.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta funeral home on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 from 12 to 2 and 4 to 6 P.M.

 


Service

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
12:00 AM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

Burial

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Columbiana County Memorial Park - Directions
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
330-385-2190

Visitation

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

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  • December 14, 2015
    Cindy Rudder says:
    She was a very special cousin to us We loved her and will miss her very much If there is any thing we can do just let us know We love u guys Darlene and Cindy

  • December 14, 2015
    Cindy Rudder says:
    She was a very special cousin to us We loved her and will miss her very much If there is any thing we can do just let us know We love u guys Darlene and Cindy

  • December 14, 2015
    Dan Shenton says:
    La Croft Hill Gang, My thoughts and prayers are for Gene and family and friends, As time passes us we always make room for memories, Sincerely and truly Dan in the hollow