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Cynthia Ruetsch

Karen King

February 13, 1953 - April 17, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Karen King . Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

Karen King, age 67, of Colonia, NJ passed away on April 17, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She was born in Edison, NJ and grew up in Elizabeth, NJ. She was the daughter of David King and Lois Smith (Engwall). Karen was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and aunt. She and Cynthia married in 2014 but have been loving partners since 1989. Karen was a vibrant, giving soul with a bubbly personality that made all that...  see more
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  • Cynthia Ruetsch
    Karen loved this photo we took in Kohl's last December 2019. Another shopper snapped the photo for us. From the moment Karen saw it she decided we would send out Christmas cards for 2020 & this the perfect picture for it! I must admit she was right... it...  more
  • Cynthia Ruetsch
    “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”
    —Kahlil Gibran

    “How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.”
    —A.A. Milne
  • Susan  Capri
    I don’t have a specific memory of Karen but what I can share is how warm and special she always made me feel. Throughout my years of friendship with Erika I’ve had the opportunity to share time with Karen and not only did she have a great sense of...  more
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    • Susan  Capri
      Cynthia Ruetsch She loved all of Erika's friends! And we both loved spending time with you and your families! ❤️ ???????? ❤️
      • June 9, 2020
  • Cynthia Ruetsch
    One of the best days of our life!