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Karen L. (Horan) Kunkel

January 5, 1963 ~ November 4, 2021 (age 58)

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Jefferson Twp:  Karen L. Kunkel passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 4, 2021.  She was 58 years of age.

Karen was born in Jersey City and was raised in Carteret.  She lived in Mine Hill and settled in the Oak Ridge section of Jefferson Twp. since 2003.

Mrs. Kunkel worked in Marketing for Ashland Chemical for many years and recently worked in the same capacity at Patriots’ Path Council in Cedar Knolls.

Karen loved photography and spending time with her family when she wasn’t volunteering at Camp COLEY, which she did for many years.

Predeceased by her husband Christopher in 2019 as well as her siblings, Laura Hamorski and Billy Horan.

Survived by her two daughters:  Lexie Kunkel of Oak Ridge and Catie Kunkel of Atlanta, GA.

Niece:  Michelle Hamorski of PA.

As well as her parents William Horan and Arline (née Saland).

A memorial visitation will be held 5-8pm on Monday, November 8, 2021 at the Bermingham Funeral Home, 216 S. Main St., Wharton followed by a 8pm memorial service at the funeral home.

Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Karen’s memory to Camp COLEY, PO BOX 231, Abington, PA, 19001 would be appreciated.

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Memorial Visitation
November 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S. Main Street
Wharton, NJ 07885

Memorial Service
November 8, 2021

8:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Bermingham Funeral Home
216 S. Main Street
Wharton, NJ 07885


PO Box 231, Abington PA 19001
Tel: 1-973-347-2240
Web: https://www.campcoley.com/

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