Frances Karp

Frances Pauline Karp

1934 - 2021

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Frances Pauline Karp nee Farella age 86 of Buffalo Grove formerly of Chicago passed away peacefully and faith filled on April 11, 2021. She is now at peace and resting in the arms of God. Loving mother of Kim (Jim) Pullen and the late Sharon Karp. Cherished Grammy of Nicolette and Taylor Pullen. Beloved daughter of the late John and Florence (nee Fragola) Farella. Fond sister of Joe (Joanne) Farella and the late Pete (late Theresa), Nick (late Nellie), and Sam (late Nellie) Farella. Aunt, cousin and friend to many. Family was the pivotal essence of Frances’ life. She felt blessed to be the youngest of four wonderful brothers. Most of all she loved and adored her “girls”, they were her world. Frances built instant and life-long relationships with everyone she met. She will be forever remembered for her vibrant spirit, caring heart, loving embrace and unconditional love. Although our hearts are heavy, we will celebrate her life and find comfort that she is in heaven watching over us. Visitation Friday 9:00 am at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (2 Blocks South of Dundee Road) Wheeling Funeral Prayers 11:00 am and then proceed to St. Mary Catholic Church, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL for an 11:30 Life Celebration Mass. Entombment All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital at are greatly appreciated.


9:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, April 16, 2021
Kolssak Funeral Home
189 S Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
(847) 537-6600

Life Celebration Mass

11:30 am
Friday, April 16, 2021
St. Mary's Catholic Church
10 N Buffalo Grove Rd
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States


All Saints Catholic Cemetery
700 N River Rd
Des Plaines, Illinois, United States