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Karen Joy (Delp) Pelletier

Obituary for Karen Joy (Delp) Pelletier

June 27, 1957 - July 10, 2018
Beverly, Massachusetts | Age 61


BEVERLY- Karen J. (Delp) Pelletier, 61, of Beverly and formerly Peabody, beloved long-time partner of Alan Finkelstein of Peabody died on July 10 at Kaplan House in Danvers following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Salem, Karen was the daughter of the late George Delp and Marion Delp (Beverly) and attended Salem and Georgetown public schools. Before becoming disabled she was a school bus driver in Peabody for many years. She enjoyed her beloved dog Mugsy, family, friends, shopping and gambling.

She is survived by step-children Adam and his wife Anna Finkelstein of Peabody and Amie and her husband Jim Healey of Boston; bothers Michael and his wife Mary Delp of Revere, Chris Delp of San Diego, CA, Brian Delp of Gardner, and sister-in-law Diane LeBouf Delp of Peabody.

She was sister of the late Sheree Doherty and Mark Delp, and aunt of the late Sarah Klein, and leaves many nieces and nephews and will be dearly missed.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be held graveside at Walnut Grove Cemetery, 30 Sylvan St., Danvers on Friday, July 13th at 10:30 A.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (rte. 62) Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Karen's memory to the American Cancer Society, 75 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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167 Maple Street, Danvers, MA 01923
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