Born in Providence, she was the daughter of Peggy De Lucca and the late James De Lucca.
She was the mother of Zachary Fenster and Andrew Fenster; sister of Deborah Giannini and James De Lucca Jr.; loving companion of David Zygiel and former wife of Gary Fenster.
Karen was a graduate of Bristol High School and was the bonding and assembly manager at Mack Plastics for 27 years.
Her funeral services were held Monday, September 23, at 8 a.m. from the George Lima Funeral Home, 367 High St., Bristol, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Church, Bristol. Burial was private.
Visiting hours were Sunday from 3-7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be made to: Hometown Revival Project, 500 Main St., Warren RI 02885 or www.hometownrevivalproject.squarespace.com/donate.