Karen G. Spence

Karen G. Spence, 56, of Pine Township, died Nov. 14, 2013.Karen was an all around volunteer at St. Alexis where she ran the Certificate Program, coordinated the festival games, was a homeroom mother, helped with Girl Scouts, vacation bible camp, Junior Achievement, book fair, flea market, cafeteria and playground supervisor.She enjoyed vacationing and exploring the western national parks with her family and spending time with her kids, traveling, photography and gardening. She will be greatly missed.She was the beloved wife of 26 years to Richard E. "Dick" Spence, and is survived by her loving children, David, TJ and Lauren Spence; her mother, Norma Gula, siblings John Gula Jr., Mary (Mark) Howe, Kathie (Kip) Cooper, Susanna (Paul) Sapsara and George (Mary Jean) Gula; her in-laws, including her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Ottomar and Eileen Spence; and in-laws Marlene (Bryan) Lett, Jeff (Michele) Spence, Anne Blye, Gail (James) Crosbie, and Mary (Dave) Palmer.