Born in Troy, Karen was the daughter of Raymond and Margaret (Kelly) Bulkley, of Granville Summit.
She was a graduate of Troy High School and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from College Misericordia.
Karen was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, in Dallas.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held , July 14, in Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas with Rev. Daniel A. Toomey officiating.
Arrangements were under the director of Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., Shavertown.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, 39 E. Jackson St., Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18701.