Karen F. Steck
June 16, 1947 ‒ October 10, 2021
Karen Steck, age 74 of Delaware passed away Sunday afternoon, October 10, 2021, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.
She was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada on June 16, 1947, to the late Allan and Florence (Bartlett) Noseworthy. Karen was a member of the second graduating class of Delaware Hayes High School in 1965.
A waitress at the former Crack Pot Drive-In in Delaware, she was introduced to C. Edward Steck, by his father. They were married in 1966 and together experienced both the joys and trials of life, especially after Ed suffered a major heart attack in 1999 at the young age of 49. Sadly, Ed passed away in 2013 after 46 years of marriage.
Over the years Karen had also been employed at Sunray, Walmart, Julio’s, and The Brown Jug Restaurants. She and Ed enjoyed collecting items, especially sports cards and memorabilia, together they owned and operated K and E Sports Cards and Worthington Sports Cards, selling and trading memorabilia.
Karen enjoyed vintage antiques, Fiesta glassware, attending craft shows, and flea markets. She remained loyal to her homeland of Newfoundland. Family always came first with Karen, she treasured attending their various activities and events. Sunday family dinners and vacations were always special. Fun-loving and high-spirited, she was determined, strong-willed, and one voice tress of opinion.
Karen was a dedicated mother to Heidi (Kevin) Green, Mary Beth Steck, Scott A. Steck; loving grandmother to Haley, Austin, Maison, Scottie “A.J.”, Ty, and Branson.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Karen was also preceded in death by her brothers Peter, Frank, and Allan Noseworthy.
Graveside funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 10:30 am at Oak Grove Cemetery, Pastor Mark Puttick will officiate. All attendees are asked to gather at the front entrance to the cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware.
In lieu of flowers, contributions would be appreciated to the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com