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Karen Marie Stump

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Karen Marie Stump, 36, of Carlisle, died Saturday, December 10, 2011, at her home. She was born on Saturday, July 12, 1975, in Lancaster, a daughter of Raymond L. and Thelma R. (Ludwig) Stump of Newville.

Karen attended Big Spring High School and later on received her G.E.D. She was employed with the Rohrer Bus Co., Duncannon, where she drove school bus for special needs children.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by three children; Ethan, Lucas and Halia Fetter, all at home, two brothers; Ross and Scott Stump, five sisters; Denise Shaiebly, Deanna Stake, Tracy Patton, Wendy Mitchell and Sherry Cover, several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by one sister, Shelly Stump.

Private funeral services will be held in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, with Rev. Jean Kuebler officiating. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Columbia. A trust fund to benefit Karen’s children is in the process of being established and will be announced when complete.

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 I am truly sorry for this. You were a terrific person and a great mother.
 I know you loved your kids with all your heart. I will miss you.

 Chris Rodites


May you rest in peace!
 I pray for your children and your family daily.


We are so sorry.
 We remember Karen as our son's Jason's very good friend.
What a lovely vivacious girl. Your loss is unimaginable.

Tony and Mary Dellinger

I was blessed to have you in my life for over 15 years.
May you rest in peace and may you look down upon us and keep us strong! I will never forget all the wonderful memories of such a strong friendship and many laughs we shared together. I will always love you!

Becky Golden & Family

 My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Shelby Shank

 Words can not even begin to express the sorrow and heartache that I feel right now. Karen was such a lovely and fun person. She was a good mom and loved her kids tremendously. I will remember her fondly for all the times she came into my home wearing her cute and silly hats...she loved hats, especially the latest one, her Animal hat from the muppets..:o)...May you find peace in God's arms sweet Karen. You will truely be missed. To Karen's family, please reach out to those of us who have had the chance to be with the little ones..anytime you need help, please don't hesitate to ask.
 God be with you all.

LeAnn Boswell


 Denise and family,
 Our family is very sad as we reflect on the tragic loss of Karen.
We are praying daily that your needs are being met.

Ken and Deb Brooks

 Sherry and family.
Our thoughts are with you. May the beautiful memories carry you through this difficult time. If you need anything please ask. We are here for you like you were there for us.

Vickie Mitsdarfer and family

My sincere condolences. I was Ethan's school van driver for a year and was the person who got Karen to join Rohrer's as a van driver. I will sincerely miss seeing her every week at work. She was a wonderful mother and beautiful person.

Patrick Thompson


So Sorry for your loss... Always keep her close in your heart and enjoy the memories. Take Care - keeping your family in our prayers.

Amy Stover Magnuson

I'm sorry for your loss.
 I pray that God will comfort you all and give direction to and for her children.
Tonya Thornton-Karper

 It is so hard to understand what your family must be feeling right now! I will never forget Karen's smile and personnality. She truely was a wonderful person. I will remeber her always. My prayers will be for your family's peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Brooke Finkenbinder

What a beautiful smile and warm heart.

Lisa Marie

To the family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Karen was a good friend of mine and she will be missed.

Brian Finkenbinder

You will be truely missed.
 Your children are in my thoughts and prayers.


 We are very sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Chuck and Betty W.


I'm so very sorry for your loss.
Karen was a lovely person.
 God Bless.


My prayers go out to the whole Stump family and her kids as you are trying to make sense of all of this. She will be remembered fondly by so many. She had a spirit that lit up a room. I went to school with Karen and the things I will remember her for always was her beautiful smile and her laugh. Both very distinctive! Rest in Peace Karen.

Rachel Albright Staub

 I am so very sorry for your loss. Karen was a wonderful person and mother. She was always so happy. I am sorry she was taken at such a young age from you and her children. God bless you all.

 Michelle Miller


I'm so sorry for your loss. Karen was a sweet soul a life taken from us way to soon my heart goes out to your family and her children take care and know she is always with you



 Sherry & Family:
I'm so sorry for the loss of your baby sister. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. If you ever need to talk or need anything, you have our number. Hugs!

Lisa DeGregorio & Family

 I would like to extend my prayers to miss Karens children and family. I'm so sorry for your tragic loss,may the Lord be with you in your time of grieving, my heart goes out to you all! God bless and may the lord help you find some sort of peace

Bobbi Lynn Clark

 Our beautiful little sister has gone to heaven. Forever will we cherish the wonderful memories of your laughter and beautiful smile. You were such a devoted loving mother to your children. We love you so much you will always be in our hearts. We will think of you every minute of the day and know you are at peace our beautiful angel. Love you always and forever little sis.

Sherry, Andy, Derek, and Paige

Words cannot express the loss we all feel at this time. You will forever be in our hearts as our beautiful loving little sister who loved her children so very very much. We will cherish all the wonderful memories of laughter, love, and your beautiful smile. Rest in peace our beautiful angel we love you little sis.

Sherry, Andy, Derek, and Paige

Just have hard time believing this has happened!  So sorry for everything that's been done!

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