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Cheryl Anne Hulse KarasAugust 31, 2002
Troy Cheryl Anne Hulse Karas, 52, of Second Avenue, died Saturday at the home of her sister and brother-in-law in Cohoes after a long illness.
Born in Long Eddy, NY she was daughter of Cecelia Cram Hulse of Long Eddy, NY and the late Edward Hulse. She was raised in Long Eddy, NY and she later lived in Averill Park and the Albany area for several years. She was educated at Delaware Valley Central School in Callicoon, NY.
Ms. Karas was a secretary for New York State Auto Dealers of Albany retiring in 1992 due to disability.
She was a communicant of St. Anthony Shrine Church in Troy and formerly of St. Henry's Church in Averill Park. She was a sergeant in the Air Force stationed in Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany during the Vietnam War.
Survivors in addition to her mother include three daughters, April Riginio and husband Robert of Staten Island, Amy Karas of Ravena and Lisa Karas of Cohoes; five brothers, Edward Hulse of Port Jervis, Jeffrey Hulse of Sparrowbush, Richard Hulse of Rome, Gregory Hulse of New Windsor and Jon Hulse of Long Eddy; a sister, Sandra McBride of Rock Tavern, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Jason Sutter of Cohoes and several additional sisters and brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday at 9:00am from the Bryce Funeral Home, Inc. corner of Pawling at Maple Avenues in Troy and at 9:30am from St. Anthony Shrine Church State Street Troy where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 5-9pm.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory of Ms. Karas to the American Cancer Society 260 Osborne Road Loudonville, NY 12211 or The Community Hospice of Albany County 35 South Manning Boulevard Albany, NY 12208.