On December 10, 2013,
Charles J. Kafka, Beloved husband of the late , Helen A. Kafka. Devoted
father of Charles S. Kafka, Barbara Major, and John M. Kafka. Also
survived by 8 Grandchildren and 4 Great-Grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit the Connelly Funeral Home of
Essex, 300 Mace ave. on Thursday, 3-5,7-9pm. A Mass of Christian Burial
will be celebrated on Friday at 9am in St.Clare Catholic Church.
Interment in St. Stanislaus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may
be made to : Path Finders For Autism, 303 International Circle, Suite
110, Cockeysville, MD 21030.
Charles enlisted in the Army
at Baltimore, MD on 12 September 1941.
Pvt Kafka was transferred
from the Company
G, 508th on 13 August 1943 but his status was listed as 'absent sick at
Station Hospital, Ft Bragg, NC."
His name never reappears
on regimental records and it is possible his hospitalization caused him
to never actually report in with the 508th