Karen Ann Hodge, 73, of Monongahela, died Sunday, July 28, 2019 with her family at her side. Born in North Charleroi on January 5, 1946, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Grace L. (Ruecroft) Jones.
Karen grew up in Star Junction; she and her husband formerly lived in West Newton, and have been currently living in Monongahela for the past five years. Karen enjoyed gardening, canning the vegetables, her flower garden, bird watching and watching game shows. When her children were younger, she loved playing the numerous video games with them.
She is survived by her husband, Kenneth L. Hodge; son, Timothy (Jamie) Hodge of Monongahela; daughters, Jennifer (Jim) Stangroom of Star Junction and Christine (Martin) Storgard of Monongahela; grandchildren, Brandon James Hodge, Emily JaneAnn Hodge and Sara Elizabeth Stangroom.
Friends will be received on Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. in the James C. Stump Funeral Home Inc., 580 Circle Drive, Rostraver Township (724-929-7934) www.jamesstumpfuneralhome.com where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Earl Rosenbalm officiating.
A special thanks to The Faidley House of Monongahela and Amedysis Hospice for their wonderful compassionate care of Karen.