Karen Alice Marchese, 75, of Easthampton, MA, passed away peacefully at home on April 23, 2023 surrounded by her loved ones. Karen was born in Northampton, MA on May 15, 1947 to John (Bud) and Hazel Graham (both deceased). She spent most of her life in Western Massachusetts with the exception of 12 years in Portsmouth, NH and some time in Florida where she enjoyed walks on the beach with her husband collecting seashells.
Karen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her hobbies included crafts and gardening and a love of animals.
Karen is survived by her devoted husband of 42 years, Carmino (Russ) Marchese, her daughter Karlene Foster (Hathaway) of Huntington, MA, her son Ralph Hathaway, III and his wife Donna Hathaway of Greenfield, MA, her grandson Tony Morton of Woonsocket, RI and great granddaughter Selina Morton of Woonsocket, RI, her stepdaughters Carmella Marchese of WV, Angelina Graviac of Cape Cod, MA, nephew John Tobin and many cousins.
Karen is predeceased by her parents Bud and Hazel Graham, her sister and brother-in-law Beverly and Bill Tobin, their children Billy Jr. and Karen Tobin and her son-in-law David Foster.
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