Karen Elaine Sunderland, age 76, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at Richmond Center Neuro Unit in Staten Island.
Karen was born on August 24, 1946 in Saratoga Springs, the daughter of the late Dwight Sunderland and Dorothy Dominy Sunderland.
Karen was an ESLT Teacher for many years. In her journey of teaching she taught at schools and Universities in several states of the U.S, four years at Universities in several parts of China and one year in a Christian University in Taiwan.
Karen was very charismatic with a great love for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Karen was survived by her sister, Linda Sunderland of Saratoga Springs and her son, Tracy Novotny of Wilton; her sister Kim (Sunderland) Tilson and her husband Glen of Corinth, Kim’s daughter Kristin Anderson and son Raymond Anderson of Saratoga Springs; Karen’s sister-in-law, Margaret (Wall) Sunderland, and her daughters Michelle (Sunderland) Realejo and son, Gavin Realejo of Mass and Heather (Sunderland) La Marque, her husband Tom La Marque, two sons, Eric Sunderland, Owen La Marque, and grandchildren, of Hudson Falls, NY, many cousins and friends who will miss her dearly.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Dwight Sunderland and Dorothy Dominy Sunderland of Gansevoort, NY; brother, Stanley Sunderland of Fort Edward, NY.
At the family’s request there will be no calling hours or service at this time. Karen will be laid to rest at South Wilton Cemetery at the convenience of the family.