December 14, 1958 - May 12, 2019
Obituary for Karen Fullam
Karen Fullam of Raleigh passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 surrounded by loved ones after a 3 year battle of leukemia.
Born in the Bronx and raised on Long Island, she moved to Raleigh about 10 years ago to work as an interpreter for the deaf and to continue her passion for catering. Karen loved meeting new people which led her to the local quilting club and she always shared her passion for crafts with others. She also enjoyed swimming, cooking and was an avid gardener.
Her brave spirit, creativity, and enduring humor will forever be remembered by her family and the forever friends she made in her second home. She will be dearly missed.
She is survived by her daughters, Rachelle Fullam and Jaclyn Fullam; parents, Edward Strachar and Violet Cafaro; sister, Rachelle Behm; and step-mother, Bonnie Gonzales.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church, 112 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27601. A reception with light refreshments will be held immediately after the service.
Memorial donations can be made to The American Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.org/involved/donate/memorial-giving.html
112 S. Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC 27601
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