Karin P. Miltsch

karin miltsch

September 5, 1948 ~ October 23, 2017

Resided in: Rochester, New York

Miltsch, Karin P. Rochester: Monday, October 23, 2017 at age 69. Predeceased by her father, Eugene Shales. Survived by her mother, Svetlana Shales; her husband of 46 years, Joseph H.; her sons, J. Christopher (Kara), Alexander (Tara), Andrew; 10 grandchildren; sisters, Jackie Poncelet, June Schirmer, Robin Marinaro; several nieces, nephews and dear friends. The family wishes to thank the staff at Strong Memorial Hospital, unit 8-3400 for their compassionate care. Friends may call Thursday, (October 26th) 5-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson Funeral Home, 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday 9:30 AM in the chapel of the funeral home. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. For more information or to sign Karin’s online guestbook, please visit Meesonfamily.com.

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  1. Joe,

    Both Sue and I were saddened to hear of Karin’s passing. Please accept our condolences offered to you and your family as you go through this difficult time.

  2. June, Svetlana and family:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our love and best wishes are with you !
    John and Dianne Liebel

  3. Know that all of us in our family are with you guys in spirit. She is definitely in a better place looking down on everybody now. For the last 24 years she always treated me like I was the 4th Miltsch boy. She’ll be missed!

  4. My prayers go with you for an eternal rest. God bless you Karin.
    To Joe and family, take heart that Karin is in a better place.

  5. Sevtlana, June and Family,

    We are sorry to hear of your loss. Sevtlana has shared with us how special Karin was, kind, giving and always thinking of others. Her loss is great, her memories will be with you forever. We hope that you find comfort in each other and friends.

    Warmly, Sara Eck & Alan Gruber

  6. So very sorry for Karin’s passing. May her memory always be a blessing. My thoughts are with you all at this very difficult time.

  7. So very sorry for your great loss of a loved one in death. Death certainly leaves a deep void in our hearts. Please find hope and comfort knowing that our loving creator will reunite you soon again on a Paradise Earth. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

  8. The years on Park Avenue illuminate my mind with many many memories. Although Karin was the eldest, I do remember her very sweet sweet demeanor. And it is with great sadness that I hear of her passing. I pray for you June, Robin, Jackie, Mother Shales,her husband and children….. May her soul rest in Eternal peace!

  9. We are so sorry for your loss. She was such a wonderful woman to be around and enjoyed her company when we spent time together. In this hard time please if you need anything reach out to us. She will be greatly missed

  10. Adieu Madame Miltsch. C’est avec tristesse que j’apprends le décès d’une enseignante qui m’a inspiré et motivé.

  11. Our hearts are filled with sorrow for your loss of Karin. Praying for much peace and restoration in knowing she is with our Lord and Savior.

  12. She fought such a valiant fight with kindness, sweetness and dignity, what a legacy she leaves for her family and friends, Adieu Karin……

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