Karen E. Hilliard, 76, of Prospect, PA, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Allegheny General Hospital.
She was born July 4, 1942 in Butler, PA, the daughter of the late Earl Lepley and Ethel (Shields) Lepley.
Karen was a member of Prospect Presbyterian Church and a former member of Eastern Star. She had worked at Bobbie Brooks and had been a waitress at the Homestead Restaurant and retired from Michael’s Restaurant.
Surviving are a son, Eric (Kimberly) Hilliard of Prospect; 2 daughters, Erin (Brian) Craig of Pittsburgh and Ellin (Brian) Rue of Conroe, TX, 6 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and a sister, Joyce (David) Schweinsberg of Ellwood City.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Randall Hilliard who died June 9, 2015.
Memorial service will be held at a later date with private burial.
Contributions may be made to the Prospect Community Library.