Karen Hope Ornellas
Feb. 4, 1941-March 20, 2014
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Karen Hope Ornellas, a 48 year resident of Pleasanton, passed away March 20, 2014 following a long battle with Cancer.
Karen was born in Modesto, California, on Feb. 4, 1941. She graduated from Hayward High School and worked for Mervyns' Department store in Dublin for 20 years. She also worked in the PNLL snack bar and was very active in her grandchildren's lives.
Karen is survived by her husband of 48 years, Paul R. Ornellas, daughter Kelly Sleek (Todd) of Pleasanton, and son's Mike Ornellas (Teri) of Jackson and Dan Wesley (Val) of Canada; beloved grandchildren Nicole Singleton, Travis and Tanner Sleek, Michelle, Paisley and Cassidy Ornellas, and Hannah, Chanyn, and Halle Wesley, and her precious Garrett Scherer.
A memorial service will be held at noon on Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Lone Tree Cemetery in Hayward, 24591 Fairview Ave. A celebration of life reception will follow for family and friends at the Sleek residence.