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1941 James 2020

James Karkoska

May 9, 1941 — March 28, 2020

James F. Karkoska, 78, of Douglassville passed away at home on Saturday evening, March 28, 2020.

Born on May 9, 1941 in Phoenixville he was a son of the late John and Stella (Trajcik) Karkoska.

Jim played semi-pro football for the Spring-Ford Marauders and was a die-hard 49ers fan.

He served in the U.S. Air Force for four years during the Vietnam War.

He retired from the Southeast Veterans Center in Spring City. Jim was a member of the Santa Ana Italian American Club. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, bowling, and playing various sports.

Jim is survived by daughter, Michele R. Karkoska; granddaughter, Kaitlyn V. Karkoska; son James F. Karkoska Jr and his family.

He was preceded in death by his brothers and sister: John "Jack" Karkoska, Rosemarie Nattle, and Paul Karkoska.

A celebration of Jim's life will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to PACT for Animals, PO Box 590, Gladwyne, PA 19035.

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