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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Karen Beth Baker
March 4, 1952 - June 6, 2022


Public Events and Locations

Graveside Service - Friday, June 10, 2022, 10:00 AM at Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn

Contacts

Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Clergy - Chelten a Church of Hope - 1601 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 - 215-646-5557 - Map
Cemetery - Hillside Cemetery - 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001 - 215-884-0696 - Map
Family Florist - Primrose Extraordinary Flowers - 1525 North Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 - 215-646-4690 - Map
Donation - Chelten a Church of Hope - 1601 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 - 215-646-5557 - Map

Karen Beth Baker of Ambler, Pennsylvania died Monday, June 6, 2022 at her home. She was 70 years old. Karen was born March 4, 1952 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, daughter of the late Erskine Baker and the late Marilyn Baker (nee - Uran). She is the sister of Barbara Kollar and her husband Michael Klusaritz; aunt of Lindsay Lerch and her husband Robert and Ryan Kollar and his wife Kim; Beloved companion of her cat Finn.

Karen was raised and educated in Dresher, PA graduating from Upper Dublin High School in 1970. She continued her education with a BA from Bethany College in Bethany, WV and a BS from Jefferson University. She also attended Chestnut Hill College and studied overseas for a year in France. Karen was a registered nurse with Jefferson University Hospital. Her nursing passion was in oncology, where she worked from 1989 to her retirement in 2005. She was a long time member of Chelten a Church of Hope. Karen enjoyed baking and had the nickname “Bake” with friends and “Woo” with family.

Relatives and close friends are invited to her graveside service on Friday, June 10, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. at Hillside Cemetery, 2556 Susquehanna Road, Roslyn, PA 19001. A public memorial is being planned for the future at her church.

Please wear bright colors, at the request of Karen, to offset the darkness in the world.

Religious services will be conducted by Pastors Neil Kulp and Stan Hagberg from Chelten a Church of Hope.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Chelten a Church of Hope, 1601 Limekiln Pike, Dresher, PA 19025 www.chelten.org.

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