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Friday April 17th, 2009

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Madeline M. Karker

Altamont- Madeline M. Karker died on April 12, 2009 at St. Peter's Hospice Inn, Albany, NY. She was born on August 23, 1922 in Central Bridge, NY, the daughter of Dominic and Stella (Farro) Falzarano. She was predeceased by her husband Roger G. Karker who died on February 7, 1999. Mrs. Karker was the executive secretary for the Altamont Fair for over thirty years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Altamont. She is survived by four children, Roger C. (Carol) Karker, Joan (Eric) Bratt, Jean Southwood; and George M. (Gretta) Karker; sister of Minnie (Jose) Fernandez, brother Clement (Mary) Falzarano and cousin Minnie Hotaling; grandmother of Jason, Jeremiah, Joshua, Adam (Maria), Ryan, Victoria, and Alexandra; she is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be at Fredendall Funeral Home, Altamont, NY on Thursday, April 16, 2009 from 4:30-8:00 PM. Funeral service will be conducted on Friday, April 17, 2009 at 11AM. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery, Altamont, NY. Donations may be made in her memory to St. Peter's Community Hospice, Albany, NY or the American Cancer Society.


I am so sorry to hear of Madeline's passing. Both my sister, Mary Anne, and I adored her. She was so full of life and goodness. We will truly miss her but will keep her memories with us always.

Jo-Ann Corsall Apr 15 2009 12:00 AM