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Dr. Donald J. Karpinski

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“The past several weeks, for some reason, I have been thinking of Don Karpinski, who was an OSU dental student and who lived in an apartment complex I...Read More »
1 of 40 | Posted by: Sharon Lee Butcher - McMinnville, TN

“I enjoyed talking with him at Lorain County Dental Society events like CE courses. I will miss seeing him and talking to him. ”
2 of 40 | Posted by: Jennifer Robb - Lorain, OH

“I was Dons service tech from patterson dental. great man and excellent Dr. it was always a pleasure to work for Don. I will miss him and his Jokes. ”
3 of 40 | Posted by: art benoit - elyria, OH - friend

“Dr Karpinski has been our dentist since for many years. We will miss him. Condolences to all of his family and loved ones. RIH Dr. Karpinski ”
4 of 40 | Posted by: Diane Clagg - Sheffield Lake, OH

“I was so sorry to hear of Doc's passing. What a great, great man. Lot's of prayers and good thoughts to all of you.Cathie McPhie ”
5 of 40 | Posted by: Cathie McPhie - Lorain, OH

“My thoughts and sympathy are with the family of Dr. Karpinski. He has been my dentist for 27 years and he was the best! I will miss him dearly. ”
6 of 40 | Posted by: Rebecca Lengyel - Lorain, OH

“Marlene, so sorry for your loss, My heart goes out to you and your daughters. ”
7 of 40 | Posted by: Jeannie Stamcoff-Winterstein

“You will be missed my friend and neighbor. Prayers to Marlene and family ”
8 of 40 | Posted by: Bob and Mary Lou Poli

“So sad to hear of the loss of the good Doctor. He served us well. He was my dentist for decades and treated me great. He will surely be missed. I...Read More »
9 of 40 | Posted by: Catherine Hromada - Elyria, OH

“To the Karpinski family, my condolences to all of you for the loss of such a wonderful man! He was a gift to all who got to know him, as well as...Read More »
10 of 40 | Posted by: Dave Heyer - Huntersville, NC

“Dear Marlene, Andrea, Aryn.We are So Sorry for your Loss of a Wonderful Man. We will Miss Don's sense of Humor and his Jokes! Thank you for your Love...Read More »
11 of 40 | Posted by: Marcia Hess - Lorain, OH

“My deepest sympathy to you Marlene and the family. ”
12 of 40 | Posted by: Kathy Garbo - Amherst, OH

“Deepest condolences to Doc's family. ”
13 of 40 | Posted by: Carol Campana - Lorain, OH

“My condolences to the entire Karpinski family. Definitely a great person left us. ”
14 of 40 | Posted by: Ozzie Cordero - Lorain, OH

“My deepest sympathy to the family. We worked together at US Steel back in the early 70's. He and I would stop off at the Oakwood Gate to visit his...Read More »
15 of 40 | Posted by: Jim Stamcoff - GREENVILLE, OH

“An honest man here lies at rest, The friend of man, the friend of truth, The friend of age, and guide of youth: Few hearts like his, with virtue warm...Read More »
16 of 40 | Posted by: P M

“Marlene, Andrea and Aryn..so sorry for the sudden loss of a wonderful guy. My heartfelt prayers to you. ”
17 of 40 | Posted by: Carolyn Cantrell - Lorain, OH

“I am so sorry to learn of Doc's passing. Doc was a great friend for over 25 years as well a a wonderful and caring person. His compassion and sense...Read More »
18 of 40 | Posted by: Raymond Strohacker - Amherst, OH

“Marlene sending heartfelt sympathy to you and your family....God Bless his spirit and comfort his family.............you all will be in my prayers......Read More »
19 of 40 | Posted by: Lynda Reiter - Lorain, OH

“Sending heartfelt condolences to Marlene and family. God bless Don. May his soul rest in peace. ”
20 of 40 | Posted by: FHarry and Lydia Guerrieri - TX

“Our deepest condolences for Marlene and girls. My fondest memories go back to OECC where he treated the Residents with love and respect and funny...Read More »
21 of 40 | Posted by: Jim Goldyn - North Ridgeville, OH

“I am so sorry to here of Dr. Karpinsky's passing. We are sending thoughts and prayers to Don, Dave, Marlene and all of the family. We where was his...Read More »
22 of 40 | Posted by: Heidi Coolidge - Vermilion

“Our condolences to the family. Don was our dentist for many yrs. He will truly be missed. ”
23 of 40 | Posted by: Bill and Bev Allsop - vermilion, OH

“Dennis and I are so sorry for the family's loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
24 of 40 | Posted by: Melinda O'Toole - Vermilion, OH

“Thank you Doc, for being the only Dentist in Lorain county to give me a shot. I'll miss helping you with the computer, and having you tease me about...Read More »
25 of 40 | Posted by: Megan Patterson - Vermilion, OH

“Thoughts and prayers to you Marlene and your family ”
26 of 40 | Posted by: Linda Shlapack - Lorain, OH

“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
27 of 40 | Posted by: Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel - OH

“Marlene, I am deeply saddend by Don's passing. My condolences to you and your daughters. Even though Don and I were separated by thousands of miles...Read More »
28 of 40 | Posted by: Thomas Stamcoff - Las Vega, NV

“I'm so sorry for your loss. It's been 48 years since high school graduation but we reconnected via Facebook and it has been great re-connecting. I...Read More »
29 of 40 | Posted by: Joe Dembek - Franklin, TN

“Heaven has a new Star, RIP my dear friend...Stephanie ”
30 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“Showering your family in prayers during this difficult time. May his memory be eternal. ”
31 of 40 | Posted by: Stephanie & Yianni Tsapakis - TX

“I am so truly sorry to hear of Dr. Karpinski's passing!!! I have been a patient of Dr. Karpinski's for many years and will definitely miss him and...Read More »
32 of 40 | Posted by: Tracy Tedrow - Elyria, OH

“On was a good man and a great boss. My condolences to marlena and the girls. He will be missed! ”
33 of 40 | Posted by: Diane Bush - Amherst, OH - Friend

“Our condolences to Marlene and Family.Don was a good friend and will be missed. ”
34 of 40 | Posted by: Betty and Bill Posey - Lorain, OH

“The Karpinski Family - My Deepest Sympathy - We Had Some Good Times & Laughs At "All Nations" - RIP "Doc" - Jimmy Petrillo ”
35 of 40 | Posted by: A friend

“A good, friendly and funny dentist. He will be missed. Best wishes to family, friends & office people. June & Barry Nash & Lennox West....Read More »
36 of 40 | Posted by: June & Barry Nash - Avon Lake

“My heart goes out to Marlene and family. Much love to all of you. ”
37 of 40 | Posted by: Jayne Kacik - Avon Lake, OH

“Marlene and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
38 of 40 | Posted by: Patti Campana-Manetta - FL

“I was surprised and saddened to hear of Don's passing!My thoughts and prayers are with his beautiful family and his smile and sense of humor will...Read More »
39 of 40 | Posted by: Marianne Bays - Avon, OH - friend

“So sorry for your loss. I enjoyed when Doc came in and visit from time to time. He loved taking about his grandkids. He will be deeply missed. ”
40 of 40 | Posted by: Diane Giran - Lorain, OH - Friend

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Dr. Karpinski was born on October 21, 1951 and passed away on Friday, August 4, 2017.

Dr. Karpinski was a resident of Lorain, Ohio at the time of passing.

The Karpinski Family will received friends on Friday August 11th from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Don's Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Peter Parish - 3501 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain. Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Please make donations to: In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions in Dr. Karpinski's memory to the Saint Peter School CYO Program.