The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

December 12, 2008

Thomas L. Karbacka

Saturday, December 13, 2008


ASHTABULA — Thomas L. Karbacka, age 61, of Ashtabula, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2008, at Park Haven Nursing Home.

He was born July 5, 1947, in Ashtabula, Ohio, and was a graduate of Ashtabula High School. In 1966, he married Kathleen Savage.

Tom worked at Ashtabula Bow Socket and Ashtabula Rubber.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a fan of all Cleveland sports teams.

Survivors include his only son, Thomas of Ashtabula; a brother, Ronald L. (Sandy) Karbacka of Ashtabula; a sister, Sandra (Stanley) Golembieski of Ashtabula; sister-in-law, Pat Karbacka of Ashtabula; three grandchildren, Shelby, Randy and Jessie; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathleen; and a brother Gary Karbacka.

There will be no calling hours or funeral. A graveside service will be at a later date.

GUERRIERO FUNERAL HOME, 1550 W. 19th St., Ashtabula, is in charge of arrangements.