Karen L. (Rosenberger) Hooks, 72, of Natrona Heights, passed away Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, Pittsburgh, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born February 1, 1947, in Tarrtown, Armstrong County to the late Leroy Rosenberger and Laura Rosenberger Sluss . Karen was a graduate of High Point High School in Maryland. She was a member of the Lighthouse Fellowship Center in Buffalo Township and the YMCA in Natrona Heights where she enjoyed many activities and parties. Karen enjoyed spending time with her family and her beloved pets. Karen is survived by her children, Linda (Gary) Walters, of Brackenridge and James (Heather) Hooks, of Cabot; grandchildren, Logan and Kerstyn Hooks; brother, Jerry Rosenberger, of Maryland and by her sister, Ellen Vogel, of Natrona Heights. In addtion to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur J. Hooks on April 2, 2008 and by her brothers, John and Richard Rosenberger.
Friends will be received on Friday from 2-4, 6-8 p.m. in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle Street, Natrona Heights 724-224-8688, where funeral services will be held on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.. Officiating will be the Rev. Richard Shick. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com. In lieu of flowers, contribtuions in memory of Karen may be made to the Orphans of the Storm, 111878 State Route 85, Kittanning, Pa. 16201.
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