BROCTON - Harry L. Karalus, 76, of Route 380 passed away, Sunday(Nov. 25, 2012) at Saint Vincent Health Center in Erie, with his family by his side.
He was born February 6, 1936 in Dunkirk, the son of Leo and Jenny Malkowski Karalus.
Harry served ten years in the U.S. Navy where he was aboard the USS Los Angeles, and also served during the Vietnam Conflict.
Harry L. Karalus
He was a member of the War Vets of Fluvanna, Life member of the First Ward Falcon Club in Dunkirk, and Post 434 American Legion, Brocton.
He had worked for Crescent Tool, AJ Wahl and the Brocton Legion.
He loved hunting, fishing, and the casino.
Harry was survived by his wife, Ruth Ormsby Karalus, whom he married June 28, 1958; three daughters: Lori Karalus of Brocton, Kim (David) Patterson of Forestburgh, NY, Julie Karalus of Amsterdam, NY and a son Jim Karalus of Brocton; a daughter-in-law, Ang Karalus of Brocton; five grandchildren, Kristina, Jamie and Jimmy Karalus of Brocton, Skyler Karalus of Amsterdam, and Alexandra (Joe) Ringhoff of Schenec-tady; two great-grandsons: Joey and Jacob Ringhoff of Schenectady, and a brother Ron (Ginny) Karalus of Charles Town, W. Va.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Stanley Karalus, two sisters: Annette and Elaine Karalus, and his in-laws, Lawrence and Julia Ormsby.
Private family services will be held at a later date. No visitation will be ob-served.
The Peterson Funeral Home, Frewsburg, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Brocton Fire/ Emergency Dept.