Beverly Karg

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 19, 2020

Beverly Karg, 82, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2020. Widow of the late John "Jack" Karg, she was born Beverly Mary Burley on April 12, 1938 in McKeesport, daughter of the late John and Mary (Palm) Burley. Beverly was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis, a leader of Ladies of Charity, a parishioner of  St. Michael Church, and taught catechism at both St. Perpetua and St. Michael parishes. In her youth, Beverly performed in Civic Light Opera, and later taught dance lessons at the former Three Sisters Dance Studio in McKeesport and privately in her home. She also taught dance and exercise at McKeesport Penn State Campus and was a volunteer at McKeesport Hospital. She had previously worked for several years at the former Beneficial Finance in McKeesport. She is survived by her son, Kevin Karg of Elizabeth Township, daughter, Karin M. (Scott Kimball) Karg and grandson, John Baer Kimball of Waltham, MA. There is no visitation. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 am, on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at St. Michael Church, Elizabeth Township. The Rev. Thomas Wagner will be officiating. Interment will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Township. Arrangements are by Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director. Condolences may be made at

Originally published June 19, 2020.

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