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Eileen W. Karten
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Eileen W. Karten, 91, of McLean passed away peacefully November 22, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Silvan I. Karten and granddaughter Savannah T. Karten.

She is survived by children Bridget Morris (Steve), Vanessa Ballou (Jon), Luke Karten (Shannon), and Derek Karten (Angela). Grandchildren Kevin and Sean Morris, Lara Furst (Greg) and Grace Ballou, Madison Karten, and Dana and Brooke Karten. Great grandchild Alexander Zad.

She was a longtime resident of McLean Hamlet. A Great Lady of the Greatest generation. Her life included surviving the World War II bombings of London. Always generous, loving, caring, thoughtful, and encouraging to her children whom she loved with her whole heart and soul. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. She loved her afternoon teas, playing bridge with her British club, League of Women voters, McLean flower committee, swimming, yoga, bird watching, the beach, and long walks with her husband and children in Great Falls and other parks. Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
Alzheimer’s Association
Alz.org

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
plannedgiving@bbrfoundation.org

Wounded Warrior Family Support Inc
woundedwarriorsfamilysupport.org


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