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Karen L Brown

Karen L. Brown, age 72, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2019, surrounded by her family.

Karen was born to the late Walter Seddon and Celia Jones, both of New Castle.  She attended William Penn High School, where she played in the marching band.  She previously worked for Geriatric Services of DE and the Division of Child Mental Health, State of DE.  Karen loved the beach and cherished her time spent in her second home in South Florida.  She also treasured her Ginny Doll collection, and found much happiness traveling to various doll shows throughout the US.

Karen is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, James G. Brown.  She is also survived by her children, sons James and Michael, both of South Florida, and a daughter Mary Elizabeth Creedon and her husband Patrick, of Pike Creek.  The lights of her life were her three grandsons Caleb, Braeden, and Gabriel.  Karen was preceded in death by her eldest son Paul and her sister Barbara Bailey, of Bear.   She is survived by a brother George Jones of Newark.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 808 N. Broom St., Wilmington, DE  19805.

Funeral Services

The funeral service will be held at 12:00PM on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at Chandler Funeral Home, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE  19803, where family and friends may visit beginning at 11:00AM  Interment will follow the service at Silverbrook Cemetery.

 

Condolences

    susan d brennan lit a candle and writes,
    Jimmy I am so sorry to hear about Karen. I heard she was real sick and at least she is at peace now. God Bless you and your family. Susan Brennan
    08/12/2019 09:58 am
    Web Edwards writes,
    To Jim and family, We're sorry for your loss, Hoping in moving forward Karen is now at peace. Many years go by quickly, you spent a long time together in this life. May the day bring all of you together, to reflect on her life,love and family.
    08/13/2019 09:24 am

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