Karen Marie (Shoop) McMann

August 22, 1945 ~ December 13, 2019 (age 74)


Karen Marie Shoop McMann born to life on August 22, 1945 was born into Eternal Life on December 13, 2019. She was a loving mother, sister, daughter, and dear friend. Karen started her career at the Department of Transportation in 1967 and ended her career at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) in 1999. Karen was an avid runner, artist, a great cook, and loved soft-shell crab. She was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1985. Despite the challenges in her life, Karen always remained positive. She loved to laugh and have fun, which was evident in her extraordinary and most memorable smile. She has lived and been sweetly cared for in Fahrney Keedy Nursing Home for 14 years. She is survived by her daughter Kendra, her son Calvin (Sinae), her sister June (John), her grandchildren Michael (Jessica), Alexandra (Patrick), Caitlynn, and Ellie, her great-grandchildren Coen and Ezra, her niece Elisa and nephew Ty, and her great-niece Alice. She was preceded in death by her parents, G. Calvin and Rhoda Davis Shoop. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew her. Information on Karen’s Celebration of Life will come at a later date. Memorials preferred to St. Peters Beards Lutheran Church, 21348 Old Forge Rd. Hagerstown, MD, 21742. Arrangements were made by J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg, MD, and online condolences may be offered at

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