Karen J (nee Powers) of Norwood, NJ, formerly of Cresskill, NJ on September 24, 2013. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Paul. Devoted mother to Clifford and Karen Cernek of Sparta, NJ and Douglas Cernek of Sparta, NJ. Loving grandmother of Kada, Matthew, Paul and Elizabeth. A Memorial in Thanksgiving for Karen's life will be held on Saturday October 12, 2013 11AM at Church of the Atonement in Tenafly, NJ. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, or any charity you feel worthy or like Karen would do; simply do something kind to help a neighbor or stranger.