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Obituary for Karen Tongue

Karen  Tongue
Karen B. Tongue, age 71, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. Karen was born in Niskayuna, NY on September 12, 1946 and was the daughter of the late Robert and June (Turner) Bloomer.
Karen graduated from Albany Business College in 1966 and enjoyed a 40 year secretarial career ending with 22 years at Lincoln Elementary School in Scotia, N. Y.
Karen loved the outdoors especially out-fishing everyone on both Long Lake and Rich Lake. She was an avid kayaker and enjoyed antiquing, gardening, cooking and beating those crossword puzzles.
Karen is survived by her beloved daughters Hilarie (Richard) Sabbia of Delmar, NY and Sarah (Victor) Rodriguez of Schenectady, NY; cherished granddaughters Ella and Malena Sabbia; beloved siblings Gary (Cheryl) Bloomer, Charles (Heather) Bloomer, Kimberly (Jim Robinson) Mattison, caring sister and brother – in – law Jennifer and James Brennan as well as beloved pets Lucy, Bear, Leo and Annie.
Karen is predeceased by her beloved husband George Tongue and brother Dennis Bloomer
Relatives and friends are invited and may call on Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the Burnt Hills United Methodist Church, 16 NY-50, Burnt Hills, NY 12027. A Memorial Service will follow immediately at 1:00 pm. A reception will be held at church and all in attendance are invited.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Burnt Hills United Methodist Church 816 Route 50 Burnt Hills, NY 12027.
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