Karen Maria Shingledecker
Karen Maria Shingledecker, 62, of West Middlesex, passed away on Sunday morning (Dec. 1, 2019) at her residence.
Karen was born on Sept. 4, 1957, in Sharon, to John and Helen Dolata Hlumyk.
She married Timothy Shingledecker on June 27, 1981, and he survives at their residence.
Karen was an elementary school teacher since 1996 at West Middlesex Area School District.
She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd of West Middlesex, and the Rosary Alter Society.
In addition to her husband, Timothy, survivors include: her mother, Helen Hlumyk of West Middlesex; three daughters, Kristin (Joseph) Sarsfield of Pittsburgh; Dr. Nicole (Ray) Pence of New Wilmington and Lauren Shingledecker of West Middlesex; one brother, John (Raeann) Hlumyk of West Middlesex; and two grandchildren, Ethan and Emily Pence.
Preceding Karen in death was her father, John Hlumyk.
Memorials may be given to the family for medical expenses.

Karen Maria, 62, of West Middlesex.
Calling hours: 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday (12-4-19) and 1 p.m. until the Mass of Christian burial Thursday (12-5-19) at Church of the Good Shepherd, 3613 Sharon Road, West Middlesex.
Mass of Christian burial: 2 p.m. Thursday at the church. Father Glenn Whitman, pastor, will officiate.
Arrangements by SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 3126 Main St., West Middlesex.
Published on December 2, 2019


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Andrea Dolata Boyd
Dec 04, 2019
To Helen Hlumyk, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your daughter, Karen. I saw the picture of your family in the Herald not too long ago. My thoughts and prayers are with you and her children.
Chris O'Brien & Marlin Thomas @ Prudential Advisors
Dec 04, 2019
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The Miles Family - Hillaree, Zach, Kameron + Carter
Dec 04, 2019
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Janice and Jennifer Hornyak
Dec 03, 2019
We are so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a caring person. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Dec 03, 2019
Tim and Girls I am so sorry for your loss
Andy Pannelle
Dec 03, 2019
Tim and family,
At this time of loss I want to extend my condolences and sympathy to you.
Andy Pannelle
Mike and Sandy Sarsfield
Dec 03, 2019
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Ron and Marty Krist
Dec 03, 2019
Karen was a deeply loved neice and cousin who took be incredibly missed but never forgotten.
Terra Nevel
Dec 03, 2019
She was not my teacher personally, but she would always talk to me in the halls! She was such a wonderful lady!
Cindy Mosley
Dec 03, 2019
so sorry about your loss
Dec 03, 2019
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