Charles Stanley Karmosky, Jr.
STEVENSVILLE, MD - Charles Stanley Karmosky, Jr. of Stevensville, MD died Thursday, November 24, 2005, at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, MD, after a two and a half year battle with lung cancer. He was 62. Born on May 31, 1943 in Hampton, VA he was the son of the late Charles Stanley Karmosky and Elizabeth Macenka. Growing up in the Newport News area, Charley was a graduate of the Newport News Apprentice School, attained the status of Shipwright, and then worked in the Newport News Shipyard from 1961 to 1965. He graduated summa cum laude from Virginia Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelors of Architecture in 1971. He would receive his Masters of Architecture and Environmental Systems from the same institution in 1972. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society and the Tau Sigma Delta Architecture Honor Society. He and his wife moved to Annapolis in 1971 where he began practicing architecture until 1975 when he established his own firm in Arnold, MD. He and his wife have resided on Kent Island for 30 years. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects, and was certified to practice architecture in five states. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Christine Cernik Karmosky; two sons Christopher and Andrew, both of Stevensville, MD. His brother Wayne W. Karmosky predeceased him in 1991. A funeral mass will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 26, 2005, at St. Christopher's Catholic Church in Chester, MD. Family and friends may call on Friday, November 25, 2005, at the Fellows, Helfenbein and Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. in Chester, MD. from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Stevensville Cemetery in Stevensville, MD. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 26, Stevensville, MD. 21666. See www.fhnfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Daily Press on 11/26/2005.