Karen Palladini Keller

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Karen Palladini Keller, of Hunlock Creek, died Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, following a lengthy illness. Karen and her husband, James, would have celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary in December.

Born Oct. 8, 1961, in Seneca Falls, N.Y., daughter of Arnaldo and Mary Jo Leone Palladini, Karen was a graduate of Mynderse Academy High School, Seneca Falls. She was employed as the office supervisor by DPS Nutrition, Taylor.

The greatest joy of Karen's life was to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed vacationing with her husband.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by her children, Geoffrey, Kiesha and her fiancé, Mat Gatewood; Desiree and Mackenzie; her sisters, Ann Palladini Agnello and her husband, Sam Agnello; and Sonya Palladini Wheeler; brother-in-law, Stephen Keller and his wife, Mary Keller; sister-in-law, Mary Keller Rossi and her husband, William Rossi; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was preceded in death by her infant grandson, James.

The funeral will be held Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. from the Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Twp.

Friends may call Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Miles for Michael Fund of the Luzerne Foundation, 9 N. Main St., Pittston, PA 18640.
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Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
59 Parrish St.
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
(570) 824-4601
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Published in Scranton Times on July 26, 2014