Karen Elizabeth Wray
April 22, 1957 – July 22, 2018
Karen Elizabeth Wray, age 61, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 22, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
Born on April 22, 1957, in Wilmington, DE, she was a daughter of Catherine Elizabeth (Smith) Hill and the late Russell William Hill. Karen enjoyed working at Eckerd’s on Kirkwood Highway, retiring after 25 years. Following retirement she went to work for Little Sisters of the Poor as a CNA.
Karen loved cooking and baking. She enjoyed entertaining her family and especially loved being with her grandchildren. Karen will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and dear friend to many.
In addition to her father, Karen was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, John R. Wray. She is survived by her mother, Catherine Elizabeth (Smith) Hill; sons, Steven R. Wray (Billie Jo) and Matthew L. Wray (Kristin); brothers, David Hill and John Hill (Linda); sisters, Joyce Hill and Ellen Garrett (Richard): four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Entombment will be held at 11:30 am on Thursday, August 2, 2018 in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s memory to the Children’s Miracle Network, 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84101.