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Peter M. Karl

March 13, 1936 - February 4, 2014
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Peter M. Karl, 77, of Andover Township, NJ passed away on February 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born in Brooklyn, NY on Friday the 13, of March, 1936 and lived most of his adult life in Sussex County. He was a proud member of the US Army and of the Knights of Columbus, Council 588, Sparta, NJ. Peter played semi-pro football for the Franklin Minors in the 1950's, coached football at Pope John XX111 High School in Sparta in the early 70's, and he was a NJSIAA and ECAC football official. He was involved as a coach and official in the Sparta Little League, member of the PTA at Rev. Brown and a member of the Sparta...
Peter M. Karl, 77, of Andover Township, NJ passed away on February 4, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born in Brooklyn, NY on Friday the 13, of March, 1936 and lived most of his adult life in Sussex County. He was a proud member of the US Army and of the Knights of Columbus, Council 588, Sparta, NJ. Peter played semi-pro football for the Franklin Minors in the 1950's, coached football at Pope John XX111 High School in Sparta in the early 70's, and he was a NJSIAA and ECAC football official. He was involved as a coach and official in the Sparta Little League, member of the PTA at Rev. Brown and a member of the Sparta Ambulance Squad. Peter is predeceased by his beloved wife Gwen Langenfeld Karl and his beloved infant granddaughter Emerson Lily Karl-Gruswitz. He is survived by his devoted daughters: Deborah Reidmiller (Robert) of Andover, NJ; Karen Town (Robert) of St. Augustine, FL; Mary Karl-Gruswitz (Abe) of Andover, NJ; Stephanie Fink (David) of South Riding, VA; and Meredith Hodgkiss of Chatham, NJ; grandfather of Michael and Kathleen Reidmiller, Shannon, R.J., Peter, Kyle, and Preston Town; Noah, Beatrice, Winter Karl-Gruswitz; and Jacob and Caleb Fink. Peter is also survived by his sister-in-law Patricia Karl; nephew Tim Karl and niece Kathleen McCann and many, many friends. Friends may call Sunday, February 9th from 2-4, 7-9pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral mass will be held at 11am Monday at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 294 Sparta Ave., Sparta. Interment will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Franklin, NJ. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to: Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860.
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