Karen Lee Botteicher, 61, of Derry died tragically Saturday June 11, 2022 as the result of a traffic accident. She was born March 18, 1961 in Johnstown a daughter of Ruth D. Blough Botteicher Killinger of Jerome and the late James L. Botteicher.
Karen had worked as a cardiac monitor at Excela Latrobe Hospital. She was a 10 year cancer survivor and had been involved with the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. She always opened her home and table to anyone who needed it and was the heart and strength of her family.
In addition to her father and stepmother, she was preceded in death by a sister Tina Botteicher-Sowers and beloved grandparents Nellie and Ralph Botteicher and Blanche and Wilbert Blough.
She is survived by her children; Danielle Bruggeman (Scott) of Hunker, Hannah Botteicher-Horn (Andy) of Derry, and Dishon Campbell of Carnegie.
Her partner Kimberly Horn of Greensburg, sister Rebekah Gehosky (Jeremy) of Johnstown, brothers; Timothy Botteicher (Carol) and Kevin Botteicher (Missy) all of Johnstown, step-siblings Tanya Allen, Kevin Allen, and Toby Allen.
Grandaughter Aubrey Elizabeth Botteicher-Horn, dear friend Denise Spern, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends will be received Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Thursday at 10am.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made for the care of her daughter Hannah and granddaughter Aubrey through 1st Summit Bank in Latrobe.