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Obituary for Karen Hart

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Karen M Hart (nee) Miller, age 75, of Newark, passed away on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at St Francis Hospital after a long illness.

In the 60s Karen worked as a legal secretary for Prickett & Prickett for several years, until her daughter Cheryl was born in 1969. In the 70s Karen co-owned/operated the parts dept of K & B Racing & Speed Shop near Prices Corner. She also helped on many racing events for a new 1970 class "Pro Stock". Their Maverick ran on the record. The speed Shop also had a couple drag Boats.. She kept them lookin' good.

In 1980 Karen formed a house cleaning service "Swept Away", later changing it to Karen Hart and Daughters. In 2001, with her husband Brian, she helped build and maintain an award winning "51 Ford" Pick-up, street rod she named "Hart's Delight". She also assisted in restoration of 2 Police cars: Newport PD 1970 Fury and a Del City PD 69 Fury.

Karen loved her flower garden and her green thumb proved it. She kept the grounds, looking beautiful.

She was predeceased by her father, Carl A Miller; her mother, Elizabeth a Miller and her brother, Karl A Miller.

Karen is survived by her husband of 57 years, Brian Lee Hart; her daughters, Denise K. Carpenter and Cheryl A. Kimble; her grandchildren, Stephen B. Carpenter and Nicholas M. Kimble; and her beloved dog named Angel, who she adored.

A Celebration of Karen’s life will be held from 11am-3pm on Saturday October 27th at:

Hiram Lodge No. 25
207 East Delaware Ave.
Newark, DE 19711




































































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(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com
(302) 998-8013 Nichols-Gilmore Funeral Home & Cremation Service
212 East Justis Street
Newport (Wilmington), DE 19804
Email: nicholsgilmore@aol.com