Karen Wakula Levan, 63, of Vestal, NY passed away November 16, 2015 at the Cortland Regional Nursing Facility after a courageous battle with cancer.
Karen was born June 20, 1952 in Cortland the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Seamans Wakula.
Karen was a graduate of Cortland High School, had been employed as a nurse’s aide, and had been employed by the Cortland Standard for several years, but most recently at Smokin Joe’s Mini Mart in PA.
Karen is survived by her husband Dennis Levan of Cortland, her sister Patricia (Jeffrey) Seibert of Cortland, brother Gary (Wendy) Wakula of Marathon, nephews Sam Seibert of Camillus, Tim Seibert of Rochester, her feline companions Moki, Mia and Jagger, several niece, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be held Sunday from 2 – 4 pm at the Wright-Beard Funeral Home 9 Lincoln Ave. Cortland. Private memorial services will be held at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery Groton. Because Karen was a lover of all animals, anyone wishing to make a memorial contribution in Karen’s name is asked to consider the Cortland County SPCA 879 McLean Road Cortland, NY 13045 or Broome County Humane Society 2 Jackson St. Binghamton, NY 13903
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