Karen Ann (Hager) Yakoweloff, age 74, passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Erie on April 30, 1947 a daughter of the late Joseph J. and Catherine L. (Bertovich) Hager.
Karen loved spending time with her family, playing cards, and going on cruises. She was an amazing person and a fabulous mother. She was always willing to help someone in need.
In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her son Paul Joseph Hess; a brother Joseph J. Hager Jr.; a sister Lois M. Smith.
Survivors include her husband John F. Yakoweloff; three sons James Babo (Lisa), Matthew Babo and Joseph Yakoweloff; two step sons Rick Yakoweloff and John Yakoweloff; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; two sisters Louise Zukowski (Jerome) and Mary Hager Plaza; a brother in law George Smith, a sister in law Carol Hager and daughter in law Christine Hess. Several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.