Karen Hite

HyndmanKaren (Bashang) Hite, 64, of Hyndman, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home, surrounded by family.

Born April 5, 1956, in Cincinnati, Ohio, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Betty (Dunn) Bashang. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Hite, and brother, Michael Bashang.

She is survived by her children, Kevin Hite and wife, Sarah, of Brambleton, Va.; Maria Hite and wife, Olivia Hartman, of Frostburg, Md.; grandchildren Lucas and Lucy Hite of Brambleton, Va.; sister, Kim Francis, and husband, Gary of Powell, Ohio; sisters-in-law Beverly Johnson, and husband, Keith, of Ellerslie, Md.; Diane Riggin, and husband, Tim of Shrewsbury; and brother-in-law, Roger Hite of Ellerslie, Md.

Karen attended Frostburg State University and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in science. Karen played many musical instruments and was a member of the Collegium Musicum while attending FSU. Karen was a registered nurse at Western Maryland Hospital and worked in home health care for many years. Karen was also a substitute science teacher. Karen was a member of Cooks Mills United Methodist Church and served as a lay speaker. Karen had a strong faith and deep love of Christ. She witnessed to many people throughout her life.

Memorial service details will be announced later.

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