Sharon L. Karp

June 1, 1946 - June 21, 2019

Service Date: June 29, 2019

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Sharon L. Karp, 73, of Factoryville passed away at her home on June 21, 2019.  Sharon was born in Kingston, Pa on June 1, 1946 and she was the daughter of the late William and Jean Siglin.  Sharon and Stanley celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary.

Sharon was a 1964 graduate of the Tunkhannock High School  and she was a member of the East Lemon Methodist Church and East Lemon Sportsman Club.  In her earlier years she worked in several factory settings, eventually changing her path to the caregiving field with area facilities and most recently Caregivers of America.  Sharon was a dedicated, hard worker and a caretaker in every way.  She was always there to help out any family or friends in need.  She also worked with her husband Stanley in the family excavating business throughout the years. Sharon enjoyed spending time with family, cooking, gardening and maybe a Polka or two.

In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by a brother Durland Siglin and a granddaughter Kara Cook.

In addition to her husband she is survived by her daughter Alisha and husband Wally Cook of Tunkhannock and a son Stanley Karp Jr. of Factoryville, a sister Norrine and husband Jeff Salsman of Laceyville, a brother Lyle and wife Nancy Siglin of Factoryville, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sat. at 10 am from the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home 123 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock with Pastor John Shaffer of the Nicholson United Methodist Church officiating.  A viewing will be held Friday from 6-8pm at the funeral home.  Interment will be at the Nicholson Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the East Lemon Methodist Church  . For online condolences or directions visit

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