Karen Leone

Karen Bradshaw Leone Queensbury, NY – Karen Bradshaw Leone, formerly of Saratoga Springs, passed away mid-March, 2014 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Karen graduated from St. Peter’s Academy and attended Empire State College. She started her career as a secretary at Empire State College and then went to work for the NYS Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities (OMDD). She was a member of several organizations including treasurer of the Tupper Lake Business and Professional Women’s Club and was on the board of directors of the Sunmount Federal Credit Union while working in Tupper Lake. Karen retired as the Business Officer at the Valley Ridge Center in Norwich, NY in 2006. Survivors include her son Tanner, who was her pride and joy; her beloved feline companion Mookie; her brother Shawn Bradshaw of Greenfield Center and his partner Kathy Fasoli; her mother Teresa Bradshaw of Saratoga Springs and her dear and best friend George Baber of Clifton Park. She was predeceased by several aunts and uncles. The family wishes to thank the Glens Falls Hospital, especially the doctors from CW Wood Cancer Center, Hospice, and is extremely grateful for the wonderful care given by the staff at the House of Grace. There will be no calling hours and a private oceanside ceremony will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorial may be made in Karen’s name to the House of Grace, 33 Henry St., Glens Falls, NY 12801. Arrangements are under the direction of the William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing & Cunniff Funeral Homes of 628 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs (584-5373). Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

William J. Burke & Sons - Saratoga Springs
628 North Broadway  Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-5373
Published in The Saratogian on Mar. 28, 2014