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Joseph Karabin III
KINGWOOD TOWNSHIP, NJ -
Joseph Karabin III, 16, of Kingwood Township, NJ passed away unexpectedly on Thursday January 24, 2013 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ.
Born January 15, 1997 in Doylestown, PA, Joey lived in Kingwood Township, NJ. He attended the Kingwood Township School and was a sophomore at Delaware Valley Regional High School in Alexandria Township, NJ. He loved sports and was a three sport athlete, playing football, basketball and baseball. Joey was known as a kind, affectionate, youthful person with an infectious smile. He had a pure, gentle spirit and loved people, and everyone that knew Joey loved him too. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends.
Joey was a member of Our Lady of Victories R.C. Church in Baptistown, NJ where he served as an usher.
Joey is survived by his loving parents, his father Joseph Karabin II and his mother Kimberly Fioravanti and her companion Kevin Callahan, his sister Brittany M. Karabin of Kingwood Township, NJ, maternal grandmother Judy Fioravanti and her fiancé John Pania of Cherry Hill, NJ, four aunts Kathleen Karabin, Suzanne Sesta, Eileen Ricardo and her husband Lester and Tammy Fioravanti, two uncles John Karabin and his wife Terri and Thomas Karabin, fourteen cousins and many, many friends.
He was predeceased by his maternal grandfather Cesare Fioravanti and his paternal grandparents Joseph and Kathleen Karabin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday January 30, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Edward the Confessor Parish Center (across the street from the church), Rt. 519, Milford, NJ. Interment will follow in St. Magdalen Cemetery in Flemington, NJ. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4 - 8 PM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Rd., Holland Township, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to an athletic/scholarship fund being set up in memory of Joey Karabin, payable to Delaware Valley Regional High School, 19 Senator Stout Rd., Frenchtown, NJ 08825, Attention: Daria Wasserbach. Please write "In Memory of Joey Karabin" as a memo. For more information about contributions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extra parking will be available at the Holland Township Municipal Building located at 61 Church Road, Holland Township and the Holland Township School North Parking Lot located at 710 Milford Warren Glen Road, Holland Township. Shuttle service to the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home will be provided from these alternate parking locations to Joey's viewing, beginning at 3:45 PM.