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John Joseph Kara

January 6, 1942 ~ May 5, 2019 (age 77)
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KARA, John Joseph, 77, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Palms Assisted Living.
He was born January 6, 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio and came to Brooksville 28 years ago from Strongsville, Ohio.  He served in the United States Navy and later worked as a United States Postal Carrier.  He was of the Catholic faith.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Arlene Kara.  He is survived by his sons and daughter-in-law, John P. & Jennifer Kara of Frisco, Texas and Christopher G. Kara of Brooksville, Florida; daughter, Tracy A. Mercer of Tampa, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, George & Janice Kara of Lorain, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
A Visitation will be held from 12:30pm - 2:00pm, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Merritt Funeral Home, Brooksville Chapel, where Funeral Services will begin at 2:00pm, with Pastor Thomas Almond officiating.  Burial will follow at Masaryktown Cemetery.
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