CANESTARO, Karen A. "Kalena"
Age 44, of Elmira, NY, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 in Elmira. Karen was born in Elmira on September 18, 1968. Karen was always a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She cherished her family and will always be remembered as a supportive military wife. Karen is survived by her husband of 26 years, John; daughter, Emily; son, Brandon; granddaughter, Zoey; daughter of John and Dorothy (Rutzke) Bellinger; sisters, Mary (Hans) Courtright, Kathy (Paul) Losito and Elizabeth (John) Muller; father and mother-in-law, John Jr. and Catherine Canestaro; several nieces and nephews. Family and friends are invited to call Monday, May 13, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home. Funeral Services will follow at 6 p.m. with Father Richard Farrell officiating. Interment will take place in Woodlawn National Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Published in Star-Gazette on May 11, 2013