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Karen Elaine (Flood) Croce

September 10, 1948 ~ April 20, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

Karen Elaine Croce, 72, of North Beach, MD passed away on April 20, 2021 in Annapolis, MD. Karen was born on September 10, 1948 in Marion County, Indiana to the late Albert Sherwood and Ruth Albright Flood. Karen earned her RN at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She met her husband, Frank, while working in Massachusetts.

Karen made use of her nursing skills in a variety of ways. She started her career in hospital settings, but spent most of her career working at Home Call, a home health agency. In addition, she taught CNA classes at the College of Southern Maryland, OSHA trainings, and briefly worked for hospice. She was last involved in patient care management before retiring. After retirement, Karen continued to volunteer her nursing skills. 

Karen is survived by her daughters, Jessica (Charlie) Bly of Owings, MD and Rachael Croce of North Beach; step-daughters, Darlene and Tracy Croce, both of Boston, MA; honorary daughter, Janelle Sugg of Weeki Wachee, FL; sisters, Gwendolyn Moore of Brandywine, MD and Holly Fuller of Augusta, GA; sister-in law, Helen Rodgers of Revere, MA; brother-in-law, Jackie Croce of Arlington, MA; grandchildren, Hailey, Kristina, Kinsley, and Kennedy Croce and Savannah and Sylas Bly and many special nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Karen was predeceased by her husband, Frank Croce and her son Justin Croce.

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Services

Viewing
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Raymond-Wood Funeral Home P.A.
10684 Southern Maryland Boulevard
Dunkirk, MD 20754

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

12:30 PM
Raymond-Wood Funeral Home P.A.
10684 Southern Maryland Boulevard
Dunkirk, MD 20754

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Wednesday
May 5, 2021

Cheltenham Veterans Cemetery
Rt 301 South
Cheltenham, MD

Please note
Please remember that face masks must be worn at all times during Karen's service. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Donations

Calvert Hospice
PO Box 838, Prince Frederick MD 20678
Web: http://calverthospice.org

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