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Karen Amaru
In Memory of
Karen Marie
Amaru (Arsenault)
1956 - 2018
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Obituary for Karen Marie Amaru (Arsenault)

AMARU, Karen M. (Arsenault) of Medford, formerly of Cambridge. March 2, 2018. Beloved wife of Salvatore Amaru. Loving mother of Kathryn Arsenault and her husband Lee Rielly, Salvatore Jr. and his partner Chelsea Cole, Meredith and her partner Josh Taylor. Proud grandmother of Izabella, Raine, Vincent, Zayla, Briella and Savina. Devoted sister of Susan and her husband Lawrence Mannett, Stephen Arsenault, David Arsenault and his wife Linda, Laurie Arsenault and her husband Sal DiDomenico, Leslie Arsenault, Ellen and her husband Dan Reagan, Thomas Arsenault, Derek Arsenault and his wife Tammy and Joana Rengstorf and her husband Jason. Also survived by many nieces and nephews, grand and great grand nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to a memorial visitation at the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave, NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Thursday March 8th from 4-7 pm. Burial and services are private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. For online condolences visit

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The American Cancer Society
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