Remembering Karen Majkrzak

‹ Back to News

We write to you with some sad news about the death of Karen MajkrzakInformation regarding her service can be found below. We give God great thanks for her life and her dedication to the life and ministry of The Episcopal Church in Connecticut. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

Yours in Christ,

Bishop Jeff & Bishop Laura


Ecclesiastes 12:7

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the breath returns to God who gave it.


Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

Let Us Pray

Into your hands, O merciful Savior, we commend your servant: Karen Majkrzak. Acknowledge, we humbly beseech you, a sheep of your own fold, a lamb of your own flock, a sinner of your own redeeming. Receive her into the arms of your mercy, into the blessed rest of everlasting peace, and into the glorious company of the saints in light. Amen.

May the souls of all the departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Karen Majkrzak

August 14, 1945 – April 17, 2024

Karen Majkrzak died on April 17, 2024. She was the wife of the late Reverend Albert Majkrzak, who served at Christ Church, Ansonia, 1988–1997.

While raising her three sons and caring for her mother, Karen worked as an administrative assistant and partnered with her late husband, the Rev. Albert Majkrzak, in his ministry in the Episcopal Church, serving communities in Clovis, CA; South Milwaukee, WI; Ansonia, CT; Waukegan, IL, and Wisconsin Dells. In 1995, Karen completed a bachelor’s degree in social work, with which she would found and lead two non-profit organizations that provided volunteer assistance to senior citizens: InterFaith Volunteer Caregivers (CT) and ElderCARE of Lake County (IL). Later she served as executive director of the Wisconsin Council of the Blind, from which she retired in 2010.

Read Full Obituary Here

A funeral mass will be offered at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Sun Prairie, on Saturday, April 27, 1 PM. All are invited. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.