Karen G. Gatanis

Karen G. Gatanis
Karen G. Gatanis, 57, of Bethlehem, passed away on February 4, 2014 at the Hospice House of St. Lukes surrounded by her family. Karen was born in Allentown, daughter of the late Gus and Mary (Kaplangis) Gatanis. She was a waitress at The Main Street Depot for over 30 years, and most recently employed at Moravian Village. Karen was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Bethlehem. She graduated from Liberty High School in 1974 and volunteered at the Crime Victims Council of the Lehigh Valley. Survivors: Daughters, Eulalia Diaz, wife of Martin of Allentown and Maria Diaz of Allentown; sister Georgea Ferrante, wife of Mark of Phoenixville; brother Nicholas Gatanis, husband of Sandra of Bethlehem Township; three grandchildren, Makayla, Marlia and Martin; nephew James Ferrante, nieces Marianna and Alexis Gatanis, her aunt Esther Alatzas of Baltimore, MD, and her loyal furry companion Kiki, as well as many uncles, aunts and cousins. Services: Funeral Service on Thursday, February 13. 2014 at 11 a.m. in the John F. Herron Funeral Home, 458 Center at Market Street in Bethlehem. There will be a viewing on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Memorial Park Cemetery in Allentown. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in care of the Funeral Home, Hospice House of St. Lukes or to the , also in care of the Funeral Home.


Funeral Home

John F. Herron Funeral Home
458 Center Street Bethlehem, PA 18018 6021
610-866-0671

Published in Morning Call on Feb. 8, 2014