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“I met Karen while she was working with students and I was doing Meals on Wheels from the township building in New Lenox. What a blast of a lady she...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Darrell Holmquist - New Lenox, IL

“Karen made the world a happier place to live in condolences to the Janicki and Javorski families ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Dawn bonow Kupsik - Port Richey, FL

“Karen, my neighbor, my friend. Words cannot express the weight of my heart and the emptiness it feels. You become so much more than a neighbor...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Patti Capecci - Frankfort, IL

“I will miss you dearly Weasey. You were the Best Best Friend anyone could ever ask for. I love you ! ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: jjill Neybert - burbank, IL

“Today would have been the 53rd birthday of my mother, Karen Javorski, had she not passed away just three days ago on Easter Sunday. As I write this,...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ryan Javorski - Frankfort, IL

“Karen, The memories I have from grammar and high school with you Jill and I are precious to me. Ones I'll never forget! Glad we lived on the same...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Quade (Kopp) - Lockport, IL

“Heaven holds a place for those who pray... I still remember the first time I seen you and Jill at Burbank school I said to myself those to girls look...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Dawn Bonow...kupsik - FL - friend

“Scott and boys, Karen was a great person and we will truly miss her. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.Dr. Craig Spencer, Laura, KC, and Dan ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: Brookside Dental - Frankfort, IL

“Love and hugs to all of her family. They say only the good die young....Karen was a goodie! So very sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Tammy Booe - Burbank, IL - Family

“Sent with love and rememberance of Karen. The laughter and unforgettable moments in all the years gone by, but never forgotten! May you Rest In Peace...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Chapman - Homer Glen, IL

“Scaren Bean-I will continue to be your look out...until we meet again,Love you❤Smelly ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Smelly Janicki - Sister

“I will always remember my friend and neighbor and am so sad to hear of her passing. I have such great memories of our time living side by side on...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Smerz

“Prayers to her family and friends, hope you find comfort in the memories that you shared. Karen will truly be missed. She was an amazing person...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Faciana - Friend

“Karen Jeannie, I miss you and will always remember all the good times we had.Love always, Auntie Carrie ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Carolee Cain - Mesa, AZ - Family

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Age 52, of Frankfort, passed away on Sunday, April 1st, 2018 at Macneal Hospital in Berwyn.

Karen is survived by her loving family, husband, Scott Javorski, sons, Scott Javorski, Ryan Javorski, Frank Javorski, parents, David Janicki, Beverly Janicki, siblings, Kathy (Jim) Dawson, Kim (Darryl) Nybert, Kelly (Javier) Mendez and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Frankfort and a teacher's aide at Lincoln Way High School in New Lenox.

Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423 on Thursday, April 5th, 2018 from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral service, Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 7659 Sauk Trail, Frankfort IL 60423. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Breast Cancer Foundation would be appreciated. For information, or 815-806-2225.

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