MEREDITH — Veronica G. Karp, 97, died Sunday, December 1, 2014 at Lakes Region General Hospital. She was born in Manchester, the daughter of Peter and Helena (Gazda) Gardzina. Veronica attended Manchester Schools and married Joseph Karp in 1948. They lived in Manchester until moving to Meredith in 2007.
Over the years, she worked at Leavitts' Department Store, Sanders Associates and Raytheon until she retired in 1979.
Veronica was a communicant of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Manchester. She had been an active member of the TTK Club, the Polish American Club, Holy Trinity Cathedral Seniors, Manchester Seniors and the Lakeside Bowling League until 2007. During her retirement she loved to go bowling, play cards and travel. She was fortunate to be able to take many trips including one to Poland. Veronica looked forward to time spent with her son and grandchildren.
Family members include her son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Janet Karp of Holderness; three granddaughters Riley and Hannah Karp and Emily Woods all of Holderness, nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours. Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Emmons Funeral Home of Bristol.