Martha Karp

September 22, 2020

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Martha Herkowits Karp, age 102 of Eddy Village Green in Cohoes, NY died on September 22, 2020 at the Eddy.

Martha was born on August 14 1918 to Samuel and Rae Herkowits in Albany NY. Martha graduated from Albany High School and the Jr. College of Albany as well as the Albany Business College 


Martha married Dr Harrison Karp in 1943 and moved to Schenectady in 1951 where Dr Karp practiced medicine until his death in 1991. Mrs. Karp was a member of Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady and served on the board of the sisterhood. She was president of the Schenectady Medical Auxiliary and a member of Hadassah.


She is survived by her brother Donald Herkowits and partner Kay Gonzales, daughter Audrey Karp and partner Gordon Cooperstein and sons Dr Steven Karp and wife Susan, Dr.Richard Karp and wife Cindy and  Dr Roger Karp and wife Terry as well as 10 grandchildren and 11 great  grandchildren,  nieces and nephews .


 The family would like to thank all the people at the Eddy independent and assisted living facilities in Niskayuna and the Eddy Village Green in Cohoes for their stellar care.



Services and interment will be held at the Gates of Heaven Cemetery on Watt Street in Schenectady, NY.








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