Charles W. Kakareka, 77, of Lansdale, died Sunday evening in Lansdale Hospital after being stricken ill at home. His wife of 54 years is Susan Seechock Kakareka.
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Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Charles W. and Helen Stankevich Kakareka. He was a member of St. Stanislaus Church, Lansdale, a Navy veteran of the Korean War, and retired from AT&T.
He is also survived by a son, Chuck Kakareka and wife, Carolyn, Harleysville; a daughter, Susan Detwiler and husband, Frank, Lansdale; and four grandchildren, Heather Detwiler, Jeanette, Charles and Donald Kakareka.
Private funeral and interment services with military honors were held in Scranton. Arrangements under the care of the Edward J. Chomko Funeral Home, 254-268 Railroad Ave., West Scranton.
Published in Scranton Times on Sept. 9, 2010