It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of Karen Podorozny (nee Saari), 60 years, who passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Health Sciences North with loving family by her side. Loving wife of Ron Podorozny of Lively. Dear daughter of Toimi and Eila Saari (Ojanpera)(predeceased). Dear daughter-in-law of Bill and Anne Podorozny (both predeceased). Loving sister of Wendy (Les), Lauren, Tom, Patsi (Earl), Rick and Greg. Special aunt to Chris (Angel), Jessica (Adam) and Kelley (Mike). Loving graunty to Sloane. Loving mom to her fur babies Daisy, Sylvester and Tim-bit. She will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Kutchtaruk, Dr. Mantle, Dr. Ewing-Bui and the many other Drs. and nursing staff at HSN for the care and compassion shown to Karen during her time spent in the hospital. As requested by Karen, there will be no visitation or service. A celebration of life will be held next year in late spring or early summer. Donations to a pet rescue of your choice would be appreciated.