Karen Page Chappelle, 65 passed away on June 30, 2014 at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. She was born on June 18, 1949 in Montgomery, MD to Edward and Marion Ricci Fauntleroy. Karen grew up in Gaithersburg, MD. She graduated from Gaithersburg High School in Gaithersburg, MD in 1967. After high school she attended Shepherd University graduating with a B.A. in Sociology, Psychology, and Therapeutic Recreation
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Marion Fauntleroy. Karen is survived by her Children Chad and(Meredith) Kidwell of Peachtree City, GA, Lisa and (Chris) Britt of Durham, NC, Robert and (Kathryn) Chappelle of Cary, NC, and Ben and (Yajaira) Chappelle of Lutz, FL; Her brothers Timothy Fauntleroy of Frederick, MD, Edward and (Marianne) Fauntleroy of Jacksonville, FL, Ann and( James) Hinerman of Potomac Heights, MD; Her grandchildren Mallory and McClain Kidwell, Olivia, Ava, and Clair Britt, Charles and Anna Rae Chappelle, and Adia and Noah Chappelle.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Woodfin Riverside Park in Woodfin, NC Sept 13 from 12-3pm.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Duke Medical Center 7 West and 7 East CTICU & Stepdown Memorial of Karen Page Chappelle Window Art Fund, 10 Duke Medical Ctr Durham, NC 27710.