US Marine Corps

Gary Alfred Karaskiewicz

January 24, 1950 ~ April 20, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Gary Karaskiewicz Obituary

Gary Alfred Karaskiewicz Sr., of Akron, NY passed away peacefully on April 20, 2023. He was Born in Buffalo, NY on January 24,1950 to the late Alfred and Mildred (Grabowski) Karaskiewicz.

Gary was a 1969 graduate of Clarence High School and honorably served our country in the United States Marines. Upon returning from the service he continued his education earning an associate’s degree at Erie County Community College. Gary started work at Strippit when he was in high school and retired after working there for years. He was a proud member of the American Legion, LL Tillman Post where he served as a past vice president. He was also a member of the Clarence Jaycees and the Clarence Fire Company. He especially enjoyed his time spent as a Webelo and Cub Scout Master.

He is the loving husband of Kathy (Hlebovi) Karaskiewicz; beloved father of Gary Karaskiewicz II and Laurie Karaskiewicz; cherished grandfather of Rachel (John Livingston) Smith and Emily (Nicholas Quarantillo) Smith. Gary is also survived by a brother, Timothy (Cheryl) Karas and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and relatives may call on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 from 4 - 8 PM at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC., 10 Eckerson Avenue, Akron, NY 14001. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2023 at 9:30 AM at St. Teresa’s Church, 5771 Buell Street, Akron, New York (please assemble at church). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gary's memory to Marine Toys for Tots Buffalo.

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
April 26, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC
10 Eckerson Ave
Akron, NY 14001

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
April 27, 2023

9:30 AM
St. Teresa of Avila Church
5771 Buell Street
Akron, NY 14001

Donations

Marine Toys for Tots
Buffalo NY
Tel: 1-716-885-6529
Web: http://Email: buffalo.ny@toysfortots.org

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