Kathleen M. Carnes
11/22/1945 - 10/26/2017

Kathleen M. Carnes, 71, of New Oxford, entered into God’s eternal care on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at the York Hospital. She was the wife of Elven L. “Lee” Carnes to whom she was married 50 years. Born November 22, 1945 in Baltimore, MD, she was the daughter of Margaret T. (Hupfeld) Higgins. Kathleen enjoyed volunteering and especially spending time with her family and friends. Surviving in addition to her husband are three children; Herbert J. Parsley Jr. and companion Peggy Pyle of Glen Rock, Richard F. Parsley and companion Sherry Hartlaub of Littlestown, and Kimberly L. Miller and husband Kirk of New Oxford; seven grandchildren, Josh Parsley, Amber Ruiz, Ashley Parsley, Justin Parsley, Jessica Parsley, Brandon Miller, and Nathaniel Parsley; nine great-grandchildren; and five siblings, Harry Higgins and Steven Higgins both of Hanover, Jill Zais of Baltimore, MD, Theresa Trimilove of Severna Park, MD, and Stanley Higgins of Baltimore, MD. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond Higgins and Kevin Higgins. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Ebenezer Bible School, 6560 York Rd., Spring Grove, PA 17362, with John J. Winand Jr. officiating. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Kathleen may be made to Community Aid, 793 Baltimore St., Hanover, PA 17331.



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Posted at:10/28/2017 11:11 pm
Keith & Jill Zais - JillZRealtor1@aol.com
We love you big sister. You were a kind soul. <3

Posted at:10/28/2017 12:12 pm
Christa - ctrimilove@gmail.com
Words will never be able to express how much I love and appreciate you and every second I spent with you, Aunt Kathy. From traveling to York for skating competitions, sitting on your couch playing videos games, falling asleep on the couch around 10pm while you and Mom were talking only to wake up at 7am TO STILL FIND YOU BOTH TALKING!, to me getting older and coming to PA to spend weekends with you and Uncle Potato Head by myself, staying up late and watching Baggage and The Golden Girls together, going to Community Aid because we "have to get the good deals", to talking about relationships and friendships or just babbling on about the most random things in general... You always wanted everything in the world for everyone you ever met. You are truly an angel and I know your dancing in heaven reunited with Grandmom right now. I love you and will miss you terribly. <3

 
 
 
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