Karen M. (Addison) Gay

  • Born: December 10, 1946
  • Died: December 14, 2020
  • Location: Stoughton, Massachusetts

Farley Funeral Home

358 Park Street
Stoughton, MA 02072

Tel. (781) 344-2676

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Karen by adding your memories and photos.

Karen M. (Addison) Gay, 74, a resident of Stoughton, formerly of Brockton, died peacefully at home on Monday, December 14, 2020 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Paul F. Gay. Daughter of the late Edward L. and Greta C. (McHugh) Addison, she was born in Boston and raised in Stoughton. Karen was a graduate of Stoughton High School, Class of 1964. She resided in Brockton for 55 years before returning to Stoughton earlier this year. Karen was an accountant at Paramount Rug in Brockton for 4 years and worked as a bartender at the VFW Post 1645, AMVETS Post 1977 and Porter Street Pub all in Stoughton for 30 years before retiring in 2019. She was a member of the AMVETS and VFW Women's Auxiliaries in Stoughton. She enjoyed reading, cooking and sewing but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Karen is survived by her children, Lisa M. Monteiro and her fiance Shawn Selden and Paul F. Gay, Jr. and his girlfriend Elizabeth Chisholm all of West Wareham and Stacey L. Teixeira and her husband Luis of Stoughton. She was the grandmother of Michelle, Alicia, Angelica, Katrina, Maddison and Tyler and the great-grandmother of Braylee, Aiden and Triston. She was the sister of Roberta McLea of Wareham, Jeannie Leonard of Canton and the late Edward Addison, Jr. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, funeral services will be private. Interment will take place at Evergreen Cemetery, Stoughton. In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen's name may be made to the Pan-Mass Challenge, 77 4th Avenue, Needham, MA 02494.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We are so sorry for your loss and are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Karen was a great lady and a great friend. We will miss her everyday.

Posted by Cheryl & Matty - Stoughton, MA - Friend   December 21, 2020

Sympathies to the family of my classmate Karen. I will remember our school years ' SHS 64' with fond memories.

Posted by Barbara Benjamin Barrett - ME - Classmate   December 20, 2020

Stacey and family, our condolences to all of you. May memories ease your pain at this difficult time.

Posted by Maria, Bill & Eric - Neighbor, MA - Neighbor   December 17, 2020

You will be sorely missed my dear cousin.May you rest in sweetest peace.Prayers for peace and strength to all

Posted by Valerie Addison - Foxboro, MA - Family   December 16, 2020

Sending love to your family , she must be very proud of you all. She must have been a GRAND person, she is truly loved !!!! ❤❤❤

Posted by Karen Teets - Plymouth, MA - Family Friend   December 15, 2020


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