Dorothy E. Pickert Karp - March 15, 2010

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GLENMONT – Dorothy E. Pickert Karp, 87, passed away peacefully March 15, 2010 at Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center in Delmar.  Dorothy had worked at the former Mayone’s Supermarket in Ravena as a meat wrapper and in 1983 retired from NYS Retirement System where she worked as a keypunch operator.

     Dorothy loved to work in her garden and yard and was a wonderful cook.  She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing and making crafts.

     Dorothy was predeceased by her husband John Karp in 1985.  Survivors include her two beloved daughters, Carolyn Karp of Glenmont and Susan (Paul) Danner of NC;  two grandchildren, Kristin Danner and John Danner;  and two great-grandchildren, Samantha Nicole and Jacob Hunter Chafin.

     Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Friday, March 19th at the First Reformed Church of Bethlehem.  Burial will follow in Chestnut Lawn Cemetery, New Baltimore.  Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday from 4 to 6 PM.  In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Dorothy may be made to Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205 or the First Reformed Church of Bethlehem, 38 Church Road, Selkirk, NY 12158.