Karen Ann Black, of Greenville, formerly of Sharon passed away Sunday morning, April 26, 2020 at The Grove at Greenville after an extended illness. She was 72.

Mrs. Black was born in Sharon on January 10, 1948 to Olga (Niec) and William Morganstern. She attended Sharon High School. She was employed at White Cliff Nursing Home for 14 years and was formerly employed at the Greenville Dry Cleaning Co. Karen had a immense love for children and animals. Her dogs Sheba, Spanky, and Chloe were a joy to her. Her hobbies were gardening, sewing, crafting, camping, and scrap booking. She was a people person and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived at home by her husband Thomas W. Black, they were married on January 4, 2001; her son, Mark Sewinsky of Sharon; a sister, Joanne Coriana of Hermitage; a step-daughter, Leya Bralich and her husband Steve and their children Luke and Noah all of Charlotte, SC; five grandchildren, Krista, Celeste, Emily, Morgan, and Cullen; a great grandson, Cory.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a daughter Amy Lynn.

A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.



  1. Carolyn M Carolyn M
    April 28, 2020    

    Karen was such a sweet person:)) ❤️ I remember living across the street from her and Tom years ago. She was a sincere kind soul. Always has a smile. And was great friend and neighbor to my daughter and I. Her joy later in life where her precious grandchildren! Prayers of peace and comfort to her family.

  2. Karen Brest Karen Brest
    April 29, 2020    

    Dear Tom & Family
    Karen was such a fun & good friend & we had the best time working together @Whitecliff.
    Love & Prayers

  3. Carol B. Carol B.
    April 29, 2020    

    I worked with Karen for awhile and she was certainly a joy to know and a special person. We discussed our dogs quite a bit and she absolutely loved hers. Prayers to the family.

  4. Andrea Gould Durst Andrea Gould Durst
    May 8, 2020    

    I lived at 4 N 3rd for many years and Karen and I struck up a great friendship. She was a great lady and will be missed. Thinking of you Mark and Tom.

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