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Shenandoah, PA 17976
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Karen Rose Amberlavage

1940 - 2019
Karen Rose Amberlavage Obituary
Karen Rose Amberlavage, 79, of Shenandoah, passed away Sunday, July 7, at Ridgeview Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Shenandoah Heights.

Karen was born May 20, 1940, in Lost Creek, to the late Joseph and Mary Fulmer Kennedy.

Besides her parents, Karen was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Bzura.

Surviving is her husband of 58 years, Albert A. Amberlavage; a son, Albert W. Amberlavage, of Shenandoah; a daughter, Denise DelMastro, of Marlton, N.J.; a sister, Dianne Catizone with her husband, John, of Lost Creek; five grandchildren, Albert R. Amberlavage, Kelly Amberlavage, Lauren Fagans with husband, Jared, Michael DelMastro and Anthony DelMastro; niece and good friend, Rosemary Veach; nieces and nephews.

Karen was previously employed by Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc. as a housekeeper for many years and more recently was a cafeteria aide for Shenandoah Valley High School. She enjoyed cooking and gardening, but had a love for animals, especially Irish setters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Divine Mercy Parish, 218 W. Cherry St., Shenandoah, officiated by Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 8 until 9:45 a.m. Friday at Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc., 40 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah. Burial will follow Mass in Our Lady of Fatima Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. For more information, please visit www.oravitzhomeforfunerals.com.

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Published in Republican & Herald on July 10, 2019
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