Karen Martin Sabuacak, 47, of Nicholson, died Friday at Hospice Community Care in Dunmore. She and her husband, Gary Sabuacak, would have celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in October.
Born in Jersey City, N.J., daughter of the late Robert and Marie Dimino Martin, Karen was a member of St. Patrick's Church, Nicholson. She had worked as a teller for PNC Bank for 20 years and also worked for Keystone College.
She was a loving wife, mother and sister who fought a courageous battle with cancer for four years.
Also surviving are a son, Nicholas, and a daughter, Kendra, both at home; a brother, Michael Martin; two sisters, Denise Sevensky and Charlene McLain; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State St., Nicholson.
It is the request and preference of the family that, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be given to Hospice of the Sacred Heart, 600 Baltimore Drive, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702; Hospice Community Care, 100 William St., Dunmore, PA 18510; or the
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