Karen M. Tracz, 67, of Coventry passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center in Providence. She was the wife of the late Michael R. Tracz.
She was born in Warwick on October 23, 1950, a daughter of the late Ernest and Rita (Gebler) Decoteaux.
Karen was a licensed practical nurse at the Kent Hospital in Warwick for over thirty-seven years and later continued to work in the healthcare field until her retirement. She was a member of the Pawtuxet Valley Community Chorus and once sang at the Lincoln Center in Washington, D.C. along with being an avid Red Sox fan and gardner.
She leaves her two daughters, Jenn T. Grace of Hartford, Connecticut and Melissa Tracz of Coventry; a brother, Paul Deckett of Mansfield, Massachusetts; four grandchildren, Alexis Rose, Cameron Michael, Emma Mae, and Levi Robert; as well as her beloved cat, Butterball.
She was the sister of the late George P. Decoteaux.
A Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 9 am in Christ the King Church, 120 Legris Avenue, West Warwick. Interment will follow in the Notre Dame Cemetery in West Warwick. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4-8 pm in the Potvin-Quinn Funeral Home, 45 Curson Street, West Warwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, R.I. 02886.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Karen
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