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Obituary for Karen Gott Lindsay

Karen Ann Gott Lindsay passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on March 2, 2022, in the twilight hours of Ash Wednesday. She was born Dec. 12, 1959, in Laguna, CA. She is predeceased by her parents Janet A. Marino (1940- 2019) and Charles A. Gott (1939- 1991). Karen was the beloved sister of David A. Gott and his wife Filipina (Jackie) of Jacksonville, FL, Cathy Marino-Edwards and her husband Edward of Seaside, CA, Michael A. Gott and his wife Jacqueline of Littleton, MA, Ann Holland and her husband Steve of Ashland, MA, and step-father Paul F. Marino of Acton, MA. She is survived by her loving son CPT Campbell R. Lindsay, daughter Kaley D. Lindsay, and former spouse Donald E. Lindsay, of Dracut, MA.

Karen graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in 1977, and went on to get her AS degree from North Virginia Community College and become a Paralegal Secretary. She was very proud of this achievement, and after graduation, she rushed home to show off her newly earned degree to her family and friends. Karen was always so kind, caring and giving to everyone in her life, and her love was unconditional. She was very proud of the accomplishments of her son and daughter, as they were her life's most precious gift.

Karen’s favorite place to be was Washington DC, where she had many friends and was surrounded by history, her favorite subject. Her hobbies included visiting art museums, thrifting, and spending time with her family. She enjoyed visiting cat shelters, and cared for many cats over the course of her life. Karen also loved making trips to the beach with her kids, especially York Beach in Maine, where they would indulge in salt water taffy and watch the ocean waves. Her favorite activity was watching movies and shows, where she would always point out who the actors and actresses were. Her favorite movie to fall asleep to every night was Ever After, the one with Drew Barrymore, as she would tell you.

Karen will be greatly missed by all those that she has left behind. Our hearts are so broken by this unexpected loss. She was one of a kind, and to be loved by her was to be truly blessed.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 14th at 10:30AM in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Central Street, West Acton.

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