Karen Hanks 58 of Bushkill, Pa. went to be with the lord on Sunday March 3, 2019. Born in New York City, New York she was the daughter of the late Irvine and Sarah (Dixon) Hanks. Karen was a resident of the Bushkill area fort the past22 years and prior to that she resided in the Bronx, New York area.
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She was employed in the customer service department at Verizon for many years and was also the dispatcher for public safety at Saw Creek Estates in Bushkill, Pa. Karen was a member of Faith International Church in Bushkill, Pa.
She is survived by 2 sons: Brandon Hanks and Terrell Hanks both of Bushkill, Pa. and a daughter Shaniqua Lassiter of Richmond, Virginia and a loving sister-in-law Barbara Cherry of Raleigh, N.C. She was preceded in death by her siblings: Oliver Hanks, Barbara Jackson, Shirley Jean Lassiter, Sylvia Powell and Earline Hanks.
There will be a viewing on Friday March 8, 2019 from 6-8:00pm at the Joseph J. Pula Funeral Home Inc. 23 N. 9th.ST.Stroudsburg, Pa. and on Saturday March 9, 2019 from 9-10:00am at Jesus the Christ Church 2060 Tanite Rd. Stroudsburg, Pa. 18360 followed by a funeral service starting at 10:00am at the church. Burial will be in the Sandhill Cemetery Bushkill, Pa.