Gloria A. Karas 1929-2021

BOARDMAN — Gloria A. Karas, 92, passed away peacefully Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at Hospice House.

Gloria was born Feb. 25, 1929, in Youngstown, a daughter of the late Anthony and Philomena Cook DeMichele.

She attended South High School and was a housewife. She loved her family and friends and spending time at the ocean. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Gloria leaves behind to cherish her memory, her sons, Donald (Shirley) and Gregory; her daughter, Carol (Ralph) Fraser; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Gus Karas, whom she married Sept. 16, 1947, and preceded her Feb. 2, 2015; a daughter, Cynthia; and her siblings, Rosemarie, Rita, Chuck, Louis and Albert.

The family has entrusted Gloria’s care to the Kubina Yuhasz Wasko Funeral Home. Per her wishes, there will be no calling hours and services. She will be cremated and buried next to her husband in Calvary Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and aides at Hospice of the Valley for their compassionate care of Gloria in her time of need.

Please visit www.waskofamily.com to send the family condolences.

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