Karen G. Wirtz age 68 of Mantua Twp. passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 23, 2023. Born in Camden, NJ, she graduated from Collingswood High School Class of 1972, where she met the love of her life, who later became her husband on May 25, 1974. Karen loved her family dearly and spent her days as a devoted wife and mother. She was also a proud and loving Oma to her 14 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. Karen enjoyed decorating the interior of her home, and always did so beautifully. She was a kind, selfless person who would do anything for anyone that needed assistance.
Wife of the late Gary Philip Wirtz (2021), she is survived by her son Carl M. Wirtz, his wife Jennifer, and their seven children- Paige, Emily, Jaime, Keily, Luici, Alivia, and Carl III; daughter Lauren M. DeSilvio, her husband John, and their three children- Dane, Ava, and Dez; grandchildren of daughter Ashley N. Long & her husband William- Victor, Jack, and Charlotte; daughter Jaclyn P. Wirtz, and her daughter, Hailey & her husband Wade, and their dog Sila; her great granddaughter Noelle Wirtz (daughter of Jaime); her father, George W. Eisenhart II; and her brothers & sisters- Erich (Joanne) Eisenhart, Karol (Stephen Dougherty), George (Lucille) Eisenhart, Karl Eisenhart, Paul (Kim) Eisenhart, Daniel (Diane) Eisenhart, Doris (Bill Cioffi), Elizabeth (Edward Selb), Andrew (Amy) Eisenhart, and Lance (Lauren) Eisenhart.
Karen was predeceased by her daughters, Jaime N. Wirtz (1976) & Ashley N. Long (2020) and her husband, William Long, and her mother, Doris Eisenhart (2019).
Funeral arrangements are private. Flowers and condolences for the families may be sent to 810 Whig Lane, Monroeville, NJ 08343. Memories & condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com.