Karen A. Rybka, 62, of Old Rt. 18 Wampum (New Beaver Boro) died on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Ellwood City Hospital.
Born August 7, 1949 in New Castle, she was the daughter of Robert and Della Scala Caravella of West Pittsburg .
She was married for 37 years to Michael P. Rybka, who survives.
Karen was the unit secretary, first at St. Francis Hospital in New Castle and currently at the Ellwood City Hospital. She was a member of Holy Redeemer Church.
In addition to her husband, Michael and parents, survivors include four sisters – Diane (Art) Santagata of Grove City and Kathy, Robin, and Chrissy Caravella, all of West Pittsburg.
A Memorial service will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Marshall Funeral Home – Wampum.
Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.