Obituary for Karen Ann Martin of Pinehurst

Karen Ann Martin, age 71, of Pinehurst, passed away on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at Pinehurst Nursing Center.

Karen was born on September 28, 1950 in Williamsport, PA to the late Nelson Robert Shaffer and Jeanne Elizabeth Deewall Shaffer.  She was a graduate of Susquehanna University in 1972. She and her husband, Henry enjoyed traveling extensively together for many years.

She is survived by her stepdaughter, Vicki (Neal) Dorman of Greensboro, NC and a step-son John Martin of Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Martin in 2021.

The family would like to extend their gratitude to Liberty Hospice and to Pinehurst Nursing Center for the care and compassion they provided for Karen for an extended time.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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