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Donald J. Karas

August 3, 1953 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 66)

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Obituary

Age 66, late of Hegewisch, passed away Saturday, November 30, 2019. Beloved husband of Elizabeth Karas (nee Ryan). Loving father of Sheri (Joseph) Anaya, Allison (Scott) Reese, Dustin Lhotka, Lillian Lhotka, Patrick Parker and Devin Parker. Proud grandfather of Claudia, Matthew, Vanessa, Haylie, Lexy, Drew, Jax, Christian, Aliya, Mackenzie, Riley, Penny and Luna. Caring brother of James (Mary) Karas, John (Peggy) Karas, Susan (Steve) Malone and Janice (Thomas) Hoffman. Kind godfather of Jessica Crooks, Ryan Malone and Jeffrey Pancer. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: John and Phyllis (nee Hogan) Karas. Don was a proud member of the Wolf Lake Rod and Gun Club. He loved spending time with his family and friends, fishing, being with his grandchildren and watching them play sports.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Donald may be sent to: Gift of Hope 

https://www.giftofhope.org/monetary-donations/

You may send donations by U.S. mail directly to Gift of Hope at the following address:

Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network
Attn: Ashley Ocasio
425 Spring Lake Drive
Itasca, IL 60143-2076

 


Services

Visitation
Friday
December 6, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Opyt Funeral Home
13350 S. Baltimore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60633

Chapel Service
Saturday
December 7, 2019

9:30 AM
Opyt Funeral Home
13350 S. Baltimore Avenue
Chicago, IL 60633

Funeral Mass
Saturday
December 7, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Columba Church
13323 S. Green Bay
Chicago, IL 60633

Private Interment

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