Karen Ruth Flegar
Karen Ruth Flegar
  • September 20, 1962 - January 4, 2018
  • Putnam Valley, New York

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Karen Ruth Flegar of Putnam Valley, NY passed on January 4, 2018 at the age of 55. Karen was born to Bruce Chamberlain and Joan (Burhans) Chamberlain-King on September 20, 1962 in Croton on Hudson, NY. Karen was married to her beloved husband Paul Flegar for 30 years.
She was a devoted wife and mother who loved to garden and read. She loved sunshine and the beach life. Spending summers on lake Oscawana boating with friends and family. In her youth she enjoyed sailing on the Hudson River and trail riding with her brother on their dirt bikes. Karen attended Johnson and Whales University and graduated with an associates degree in tourism & hospitality management. Before becoming a mother of 3, she held a travel consultant position specializing in executive travel to Asia and Europe.
Karen became a pancreatic cancer survivor in October of 2017.
She is survived by her husband Paul, loving sons Luke, Zachary, Jacob, and Anthony, dear mother Joan Chamberlain-King, caring brother Scott Chamberlain (Linda), aunt and uncle Jim and Linda Burhans, and nieces and nephews Dylan, Morgan, Matthew, Eric, Taylor, and Cole.
Memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 4-8PM at Edward F. Carter Funeral Home, 41 Grand St., Croton on Hudson, NY. A Funeral Service will be celebrated on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 2:30PM at Asbury United Methodist Church, Croton on Hudson, NY.

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to either of these charities Karen felt strongly about.

The National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation

Caregiver Action Network