On Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, Karen Andrade, loving wife, mother of four, and Nana to five young grandchildren passed away at the age of 68.
Karen was born December 11, 1952 in Boston Massachusetts to Alfred and Janice Jankowski. On September 29, 1979 she married the love of her life William A. Andrade. They raised four children, two sons, Matthew and Jason, and two daughters Courtney and Jennifer. After taking an early retirement from Hewlett Packard she took on the role of stay at home mother to raise her children. She always put her family first and enjoyed coaching and watching her children play in a variety of competitive sports.
Karen had a passion for gardening and horticulture. Her gardens and plants were bountiful and robust. She also loved and enjoyed major league sports and NASCAR. Some of her favorite teams were the Boston Red Socks and New England Patriots and her favorite driver was Jeff Gordon. Karen was preceded in death by her sister, mother, father and brother.
She is survived by her husband William, four Children, Matthew, Courtney, Jennifer, and Jason, and her five grandchildren Everette, Christian, Harper, Cannon, and Chase. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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