Karen LoSchiavo


Karen LoSchiavo of Warwick, NY, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022 at Hackensack University Medical Center. She was 55 years old. 


Born June 3, 1967, in Queens NY, the daughter of Thomas and Kathy (nee O’Sullivan) Bradler.


Karen was a Clinical Psychologist with a private practice in Florida, NY.  She graduated with her Bachelorette degree from Manhattan College and later from Rutgers University where she received her Doctorate.  She was a member of St. Stephen Church in Warwick. Karen loved the outdoors; foremost hiking but also canoeing, kayaking and snowmobiling- often with her family and friends.  A family statement reads “Karen has helped so many people in her life, both professionally and privately; it became who she was.” 


Karen is survived by her husband Scott LoSchiavo and her four sons Deven, Kole, Brad, and Shane.  Also surviving is her mother and father Thomas and Kathy Bradler of Dumont, NJ; her brother Gregory Bradler and his wife Rose of Edgewater, NJ; sister Elizabeth Oelofse and her husband Juan of Chester, NY; Brother David Bradler and his wife Linda of Park Ridge, NJ; and Sister Kathleen Penland and her husband Forest of Warwick, NY, as well as  many nieces nephews and cousins.


Visitation will be on Tuesday, August 23rd from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Avenue, Warwick, NY. A Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24th at St. Stephen the First Martyr Church, 75 Sanfordville Road, Warwick.  Cremation will be private.

To view the Funeral Mass live online at the scheduled time, use this link: 


Memorial contributions may be made to The Johns Hopkins University to: Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Research—Dr. Pedram Argani c/o Robert Kahl Department of Pathology Johns Hopkins Medicine 600 N. Wolfe Street, Carnegie 417 Baltimore, MD 21287-6417

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Dear Dr. Scott and Family, Sending my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your dear wife and mother.
Nancy Noolas-Nachtigal
My condolences to you and your family for the loss of such a beautiful person inside and out. I looked up to my cousin Karen because in so many ways she provided an example of kindness, love, support & shared her gifts from God with me & many others. I have many fond memories of all the Holidays & special occasions @ the Bradler house because of Karen. The memory of her smile and love I will hold true to my heart always. Love Cousin Nicole OKeefe & Family
Nicole OKeefe
Our deepest and heartfelt sympathies for your great loss. May God Bless and keep you and your family during this difficult time. John and Marge Sudol
John Sudol
I was saddened to hear of Karen's passing. Terry and I will always hold such fond memories of good times with The Bradler sisters....from Folk Group, to Holy Angels, to Manhattan College. May her kind soul rest easy. Prayers for peace for her family in these difficult times ahead.
Laurel Sheridan Brennan
We are so sorry for your family’s loss. Brad has been such a good friend to us (Emma Abby Grace Jackie) ever since we’ve moved in. Love Room 113
O’Connor 113 (Brad’s friends from college)
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