Alexander Karash

June 13, 1924 - October 23, 2012

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Alex “Flash”, 88, a resident of Dumont for 57 years, passed away on October 23, 2012 at CareOne at Dunroven, Cresskill, surrounded by his loving family.  Alex is survived by his devoted wife of 61 years, Annette (nee Miller), and his loving children; Joseph Karash and his wife Jean, Lynn Karash, and David Karash.  A great joy in Alex’s life were his grandchildren; Christine and Elizabeth.  He is also survived by his dear sisters; Cora Richard and Josephine Sokalsky.  He is predeceased by a son Jeffrey Karash (2005).


Alex was the Founder and Owner of Flash’s Landscape Service, Teaneck for over 45 years.  He was also a professional racecar driver and motorcycle rider in Pennsylvania during the 1930’s and 40’s, and an avid Demolition Derby participant.


The family will welcome friends on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. at the Frech Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont. A Catholic Blessing will take place at the funeral home at 3:00 P.M.  Private Cremation.