Karas, D.C., Dr. Edward F. of Paterson at rest in Paterson on May 4, 2004. Beloved husband of the former Dolores Appaluccio. Step father of William Puglisi, D.C. and Debra Vanginneken. Grandfather of Dana and Damen Vanginneken, and Will Puglisi. Father of Edward Karas, Ricky Karas and Kathy Karas-Pasciucco. Dear son of Josephine (nee Suberati) Karas. Brother of Violet Karas and Peter Karas. Also survived by 3 grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa, on Friday at 8:45 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. James RC Church, Totowa at 9:30 AM. Cremation will be private at the request of the family. Friends may call Wednesday 7-9 PM and Thursday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. James R.C. Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. For more information, go to www.festamemorial.com
Dr. Edward F. Karas, D.C. age 69 of Paterson died Tuesday. Dr. Karas was born in Paterson, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Paterson. He was the self employed owner of Edward F. Karas Chiropractic, Paterson for the past 47 years. Dr. Karas was a silver card member of the Paterson PBA and he was honored as their man of the year. He was a graduate of New York Institute of Chiropractic.
Survivors include his wife:
The former Dolores Appaluccio of Paterson
A step son:
William Puglisi D.C. of Totowa
A step daughter:
Debra Vanginneken of Paterson
Edward Karas of NJ
Ricky Karas of NJ
Kathy Karas-Pasciucco of NJ
Josephine (nee Suberati) Karas of Totowa
Violet Karas of Totowa, NJ
Peter Karas of FL
Grandfather of Dana and Damen Vanginneken, and Will Puglisi.
Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd, Totowa is in charge of arrangements.
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