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Katherine Mina Karkoski

April 12, 1940 November 21, 2018
Katherine Mina Karkoski
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Obituary for Katherine Mina Karkoski

Ticonderoga. Katherine Mina Karkoski, 78, of Ticonderoga, passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at the Glens Falls Hospital.
Born in Moriah, April 12, 1940, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Smith) Ida.
Mrs. Karkoski has been a resident of Ticonderoga since 1965. She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Ticonderoga and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Mary’s # 794.
Katherine was a 1957 graduate of Mineville High School. She was employed as a Bookkeeper for Grand Union of Ticonderoga for many years, prior to her retirement in 1998. After her retirement, she worked in the Fort Ticonderoga Gift Shop for several years.
She and her husband, Thomas Karkoski, wintered in Surfside Beach South Carolina.
Katherine was well known for her delicious Italian cooking. She was an avid reader, a Mahjong player, and a member of the Red Hat Society.
In addition to her parents, she was pre-deceased by one sister, Mary Ann Vosburg and one brother, Michael Ida.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Thomas J. Karkoski; four children, Mark Karkoski of Putnam Station, Kateri Rock (John LeClair) of Keeseville, Matthew Karkoski (Heidi) of Ticonderoga, and Maria Beuerlein (Bruce) of Ticonderoga; and two brothers, Frank Ida of High Springs, Florida and Thomas Ida of Moriah. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate.
A Reception for family and friends will follow the Services on Wednesday, at the Knights of Columbus of Ticonderoga
The Rite of Committal will take place at a later date at the family plot of St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery.
To offer online condolences, please visit www.wilcoxandreganfuneralhome.com
Donations in Katherine’s memory may be made to St. Mary’s School, Adopt-a-Student Program, 64 Amherst Avenue, Ticonderoga, NY 12883.


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5:00 PM 11/27/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/27/2018 7:00:00 PM
Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home

11 Algonkin St.
Ticonderoga, New York 12883

Relatives and friends may call Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home, 11 Algonkin St., Ticonderoga. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Ticonderoga. The Rev. Kevin D. McEwan, Pastor, will officiate. A Reception for family and friends will follow the Services on Wednesday, at the Knights of Columbus of Ticonderoga The Rite of Committal will take place at a later date at the family plot of St. Mary’s Parish Cemetery.

Wilcox & Regan Funeral Home
11 Algonkin St. Ticonderoga 12883 New York
United States
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