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Karen Leigh (Watson) Wake

March 31, 1949 ~ September 12, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

Karen Leigh Wake, daughter of the late Marguerite Parkinson, was born on March 31,1949 in Washington D.C. She departed this life on September 12, 2021.

She worked at Kiplinger Washington Editors where she met her husband. They married in 1980 and had two daughters.  Karen devoted the rest of her life to raising her children, becoming active with the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland. Later, she worked as a billing specialist for Drs. Schultz, Muscovich, Su, and Wallace.  Karen was an avid reader and also enjoyed bowling, shopping, and the beach.  She loved spending time with her family, friends, and most especially, her granddaughters.

Karen leaves to cherish her memory: her husband, Martin Lee Wake; her daughters, Heather Anne Splawn, PhD (husband Brooks) and Megan Wake Cruz; her caring siblings, Robert Watson, Susan Johnson, Gregory Watson (predeceased), Clayton Watson, and Donna Parkinson; her cherished grandchildren Abigail and Eleanor Splawn; and a host of other relatives and friends.

 

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Thank you!

 

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Services

Memorial Gathering
Saturday
September 18, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A.
1411 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113

Memorial Service
Saturday
September 18, 2021

1:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory, P.A.
1411 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113

This event will be live-streamed


Please note
The family respectfully requests that all who attend please wear facial masks and respect social distancing guidelines. Thank you!

Donations

Girl Scouts of Central Maryland
4806 Sexton Drive, Baltimore MD 21215
Web: http://www.girlscouts.org/en/adults/donate.html

SPCA of Anne Arundel County
P.O. Box 3471, Annapolis MD 21403
Tel: 1-410-268-4388
Web: http://www.aacspca.org

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