Kara N. Valente, 24 of Latham, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, April 3, 2015, after a courageous two-year battle with soft tissue sarcoma.
Born in Albany, she was the cherished daughter of Donald C. and Cheryl M. (Poulin) Valente of Latham. Kara attended North Colonie schools and graduated from Shaker High School class of 2008. She attended Hudson Valley Community College, SUNY Plattsburg and The Glam Academy in New Jersey. She was a Make-up Artist with a passion of always looking her best. She was a lifelong resident of Latham and loved her family summer home in Watertown on Lake Ontario. Kara loved playing bingo and taking care of her two cats “cuddles” and “duck”.
Kara was the loving sister of Scott Ovitt Jr. of Troy and Holly Valente of Kingston, The Paternal Granddaughter of Donald (The late Fran) Valente, Maternal Granddaughter of Beverly (The Late Robert) Poulin of Latham, Cousin & Best Friend of Julia Sennett and Godmother of Jude Sennett. Kara was also survived by many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Sarcoma Foundation of America, 9899 Main Street, Suite 204, Damascus, Maryland 20872 or www.curesarcoma.org in memory of Kara would be appreciated.