Karen S. Carter

August 24, 1949 ~ September 17, 2021 (age 72)

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Karen S. Carter, age 72 of West Carrollton passed away peacefully on Friday, September 17, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on August 24, 1949 in Dayton, the daughter of the late Howard & Ruth (Coleman) Schindler. Karen was a former employee of Avery Dennison 37 years of service.

Preceded in death by her infant brother Ronald Lee Schindler and by her 2 sisters JoAnn Faulkner and Judi Johnson.

She is survived by her loving husband of 40 years Thomas “Tom” Carter, her daughter Vickie Webster and husband Danny, 2 sons David “Pup” Laird & Chad Carter, her brother Frank Schindler and wife Jan, 5 grandchildren Kelsey (Ron) Wcela, Dannielle (Jacob) Carman, Morgan Carter, Anthonie Webster (Michaela), Gage Carter & Cole Carter, and 4 great grandchildren Adalynne, Jaxen, Tenley & Aubree, special friends Rita, Pam, Don & Mary, “feather babies” Sunny & Roxxane, “fur baby” Boost, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

A Graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the Evergreen Cemetery, 401 N. Miami Ave., West Carrollton. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p. m. on Wednesday at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton. If so desired memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton in Karen’s memory.

Please share memories and condolences at Expressions of Sympathy, Love, and Thinking of You cards may be sent to The Family of Mrs. Karen S. Carter, C/O Swart Funeral Home, 207 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.  




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September 22, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Swart Funeral Home
207 E. Central Ave
West Carrollton, OH 45449

Graveside Service
September 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Evergreen Cemetery, Miami Ave, West Carrollton

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