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Karen E. "Tweety" Krise

June 4, 1959 — April 23, 2023


Karen E. "Tweety" Krise, 63, of Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 23, 2023, at her residence.

She was born on June 4, 1959, in St. Marys, a daughter of Brenda Perryman Krise and the late LeRoy C. Krise.

Tweety was a very kind person and was always there to listen. She enjoyed cooking food and giving it to everyone she knew. She worked at Clarion Sintered as a die-setter, manager of C&J Lounge, and Colonel LeRoy's Cajun Peanuts. Tweety was an avid Steelers, Pirates, and Penguins fan.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by 3 daughters: Audra Ferguson and her husband Chris of Ohio, Allicia Garverick of Ridgway, and Ashley Krise of Pottsville, PA, 6 grandchildren: Megan, Rylie, Matthew, Alexis, Jaxon, and Emalynn, and 5 siblings; Valerie King of Johnsonburg, Michael Krise of St. Marys, Gregory Krise of St. Marys, Lesley Kline of Dubois, and Bethany Krise of St. Marys. She is also survived by her good friends, Earl Condon and Carl Parks, by numerous nieces and nephews, and extended family and friends.

Funeral Services for Karen E. Krise will be held on Friday, April 28, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Hallton Church of Christ, 657 Evergreen Drive, Ridgway, PA 15853, with Rev. Ron Burkett officiating.

Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held at Krise Funeral Home on Thursday 2:00PM until 6:00 PM.

Memorial contributions can be made to Ridgway Johnsonburg Burial Detail, Attn: Ben Brendel 117 Main Street Ridgway, PA, 15853.

Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered to the family at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karen E. "Tweety" Krise, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, April 27, 2023

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Krise Funeral Home & Cremation Services

130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853

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Funeral Service

Friday, April 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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