In Rememberance of Karen M. Sottile
Karen M.SottileOlyphant, PA August 12, 1951 ~ October 9, 2011 Date of Service: October 12, 2011
Karen M. Sottile, 60, of Olyphant, died Sunday in the Intensive Care Unit at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She is survived by her husband Richard. The couple would have celebrated 34 years of marriage on October 14.
Born in Forest City, she was the daughter of Rose Trelc Slick and the late Harold Joseph Slick and was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, Scranton. She was a graduate of Forest City Regional High School and a graduate of St. Joseph’s School of Nursing. She also received a Psychology degree from Marywood University. She was employed by Forest City Nursing Home as a Registered Nurse.
Karen was a loving, dedicated and compassionate wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. She treasured her two children, Rich and Kathleen and dedicated her life to both of them. She adored her beloved niece, Melissa as if she were her own child and was a thoughtful and caring aunt to her other nieces and nephews. She cherished her dog Summer Rose and was a devote Catholic with an undying Faith. Karen touched lives and made an impact on so many people with a special place in her heart for working with and caring for the mentally challenged. There is a void that can never be filled by the loss of this amazing person. She will forever be remembered and loved by her family and friends.
Also surviving are a son; Richard and a daughter Kathleen, at home.
Two sisters; Kathy Calafut and husband Ed, Vestal, N.Y.; Kim Anne Curtis and husband Rich, Forest City; a brother-in-law; Phillip Sottile and wife Fran, Dunmore; Several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by Maternal grandparents, Rose and Anthony Trelc and Paternal grandparents, Anthony and Mary Slick.
The funeral will be Wednesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with Mass at 10:30 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Taylor Ave., Scranton.
Interment; St. Joseph’s Cemetery , Forest City
Friends may call Tuesday from 4-7p.m.