Karen Ann Lynch, 48

Karen Ann Lynch, 48, of Lewes, Del., passed away suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., with her family by her side. She was born in Wilmington, Del., on Aug. 31, 1968, to Michael Williams and Josephine Hudson.

Lynch had worked for Discover in Wilmington for several years before moving to Sussex County. She had worked at Mid-Atlantic Family Practice in Lewes for more than 13 years and at the time of her death was employed with Delaware Arthritis in Lewes.

Lynch was a fun-loving person who enjoyed going out to eat at local restaurants and going to concerts. In her free time, she enjoyed spending countless hours at the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park. However, her happiest times were spent with her family and friends. She will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and friend.

She is survived by her loving husband of 18 years, Richard Lynch; three children, Richard Lynch and his wife, Theresa, of Milton, Del., Donna Lynch and her fiancé, Chad Clendaniel, of Milton, Del., and Nicholas Lynch of Lewes, Del.; two grandsons, Christopher Prince Jr. and Colton Clendaniel; her mother, Josephine Williams of Lewes, and her father, Michael Williams and his wife, MaryAnn, of Middletown, Del.; two brothers, Richard Williams and Mark Williams, both of Middletown; her mother-in-law, Constance Dimaio of Lewes; an uncle, Bobby Hudson and his wife, Betty, of Lewes; a lifelong friend, Anissa Kitts of Bear, Del.; her goddaughter, Kristin Sullivan; and a cousin, Harry Hudson, and his wife, Julie, of Millsboro, Del., and their two children, another goddaughter, Brittany, and Alex Hudson.

A service to celebrate Lynch’s life will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at 4 p.m. at Melson Funeral Services, 32013 Long Neck Rd., Millsboro, Del., where friends and family may call and visit after 2:30 p.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America by visiting www.aafa.org. Condolences may be sent online at www.melsonfuneralservices.com.