Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Karol A. Lapp, 78, of Jeromesville passed away on Monday, November 7, 2022 at her residence.

She was born January 12, 1944 the daughter of Walter E. and Evelyn M. Fiscus Kindig.  On November 30, 1968 she married Paul E. Lapp.  He survives.

Karol had worked as an accounting clerk for Packaging Corporation of America and was the Jeromesville Village clerk for over 30 years.  She enjoyed playing cards, working on word search puzzles and loved spending time with friends and family.  Karol was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Ashland where she played in the handbell choir.

In addition to her husband, Paul, she is survived by her children Jeff Lapp of Jeromesville and Jenny (Shawn) Pence of Ashland; grandchildren Brayden and Collin Pence of Ashland; a brother Walter E. “Tad” (Cindy) Kindig, Jr. of Wadsworth; nephews Charlie and Nathan Kindig of Wadsworth and a niece Alicia Stewart.

Karol was preceded in death by her parents.

A private family service will be held.  Inurnment will be in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Seville, OH.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


  1. Dear Jenny and family–we are sending loving thoughts and prayers. May your mother rest in peace. She was an amazing mother and loved her family.

  2. I like to remember Carol back when she was the person in this beautiful picture- strong and vibrant and full of life. She was an important part of our church and community! Praying you have happy memories as well, that help you through your difficult days.

  3. Jennifer,
    Your loss is heartbreaking and I wish you and your family many prayers and much peace during this time of grief.
    Let me know if I can help in any way.

  4. To the Lapp Family, My sympathy to the family. I always enjoyed my brief chats withy Karol at the post office as we picked up our mail. She loved her service to the community.


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