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Karen B (Beissner) Elliott

June 18, 1961 ~ November 14, 2017 (age 56)

Karen B. (Beissner) Elliott, age 56, of Cohasset, formerly of Walpole, passed away peacefully surrounded by family after a long illness on November 14, 2017. Beloved wife of Jeff Elliott and adoring mother of Jack Elliott. Loving daughter of Frederick Beissner and the late Mary (Ridge) Beissner of Walpole. Loving sister of Frederick Beissner Jr. and wife Sheree of Attleboro, Meg Carell and husband Greg of Westborough, and Amy Centrella and husband Anthony of Hopkinton. Dear aunt of David and Eric Beissner, and Olivia and Caroline Centrella. Daughter in law of the late Barbara and John F. Elliott and sister in law of the late Tamsin Elliott.


Karen was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and Quincy College, where she received her Nursing Degree. A registered Nurse, Karen worked for several Boston area hospitals, before her 15 year career at Boston Medical Center. She loved being active in the outdoors, especially ice skating and skiing.


Friends and Family are invited to celebrate Karen during visiting hours on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 from 4-7 pm in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 160 So. Main St. (across from St. Anthony Church), Cohasset. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 at 10 am in St. Anthony Church, Cohasset. Interment private. If desired, donations to honor Karen may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.

 Service Information

November 19, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
November 20, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Anthony
10 Summer St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

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