GREENWICH, Conn. – Karen Ferber Webster, a former Greenwich hairdresser, died Sept. 29 at Danbury Hospital, with family by her side. She was 68.
Webster was born Oct. 24, 1943, in Greenwich to the late William A. and Odette Hill Ferber. She graduated from St. Mary's School in Greenwich in 1961 and cosmetology school in 1962.
She worked as a hair stylist in Greenwich from 1962-67 and married William E. Webster in 1964. A few years after their marriage, the couple settled in Bethel, where she worked in retail at The Candy Cane store and Countdown children's clothing store.
Webster volunteered for the Bethel Republican Town Committee and was a parishioner of St. Mary’s Church. Above all else, Webster was happiest spending time with her family and close friends.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, William E. Webster; a son, William E. Webster Jr., of Bethel; a daughter, Sharon (Frank) Mareno, of Danbury; a brother, E. Brian (Allison) Ferber, of Glendale, Ariz.; a sister, Lyn Capone, of Southbury; and a grandson. Webster was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Carnes; a nephew, Michael Capone; and a niece, Debbie Capone Quinn.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bosak Funeral Home in Stamford. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Church in Bethel. Burial will immediately follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Bethel.