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Henry J. Karp, 65, a former employee of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the Niagara Hilton Hotel, died Aug. 20, 1999, in his 19th Street home.

Karp was a Niagara Falls native. He was in the U.S. Army from September 1955 to November 1956, serving first in Company B of the 29th Armory Infantry Battalion at Fort Knox, Ky., and later in Germany.

Among his many jobs were stints at Goodyear in the 1950s and 1960s and at the Niagara Hilton in the 1970s and 1980s.

Karp was an avid reader and enjoyed photography. He was a former member of the Echo Club.

Survivors include his former wife, the former Carol M. Cummings of Lockport; a son, Michael J. of Thurmont, Md.; a daughter, Deborah A. Coder of Newfane; two brothers, Alexander Malec of Sanborn, and Stanley J.; a sister, Rose Sieracki of Sun City Central, Fla.; five grandsons; and two great-granddaughters.

Private services will be held in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Lewiston.


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