Obituary of Karen Marie Platt
Karen Marie Platt , 56, of Flanders, passed away on August 10, 2020 at Morristown Memorial Hospital. Born in Morristown, Karen was raised in Boonton Township and lived in Stanhope before settling in Flanders.
Karen was a graduate of Boonton High School and graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She was a Registered Nurse for Genesis Health Care in Mendham.
Visitation will take place on Friday, August 14, 2020 from 5-9 PM at the Dangler Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 W. Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 10 North Pocono Rd, Mountain Lakes, NJ 07046.Interment will follow immediately at Rockaway Valley Cemetery in Boonton Township.
Karen is survived by her beloved parents Francis and Arline (nee Todero) Forte; her loving daughters Elizabeth Platt and Kimberly Platt; her caring siblings Steven Forte (Eleonor), Andrea Rickard ( David) and Christopher Forte (Kimberly), and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Letters of condolence may be posted at danglerlewisandcareyfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers,
the family requests that donations in Karen’s name be made to the American Diabetes Association.
During the COVID 19 pandemic, all persons entering the Funeral Home and Church will be required to wear a face mask or face covering throughout their stay. Likewise, all social distancing rules must be adhered to. Gathering together in groups should not happen. A continued flow throughout the facility will aid in keeping all of us safe, with everyone having an opportunity to pay their respects.