OBITUARY

Karas, Gus

Nanuet, NY - Tappan Location

Gus Karas (born Constantine Karakitsos) of Nanuet, NY, died on March 31, 2020 in Nyack, NY. He was born in Manhattan on April 8, 1922. Gus was a WWII Naval veteran who served aboard the U.S.S. Saint Paul in the Japanese theater. He was a loving husband, father, friend, and a founding member of the Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in West Nyack, NY. His commitment to his loved ones was unwavering; he was a devoted husband of 68 years to his wife, Kiki Karas. He is survived by his wife: Kiki and daughters: Eleni McFeeters, Stella Gilsenan, and Georgia Kintzing, as well as seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.