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William B. Karnish

August 21, 1946 - October 10, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Service Date:

Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

The funeral service will be private at the request of the family.

William B. Karnish, 75, of Lake Wallenpaupack, passed away unexpectedly at home Sunday morning.  He is survived by his wife, Connie, of 55 years.

Born in Coaldale, PA, he was the son of the late Joseph and Lucille Karnish.  He was a graduate of Pottstown High School.

As successful business owners, he and Connie established William B. Karnish Builders, Karnish’s Canvas Shop and Driftwood Cove Marina on Lake Wallenpaupack.

Bill was an accomplished pilot and very passionate about aviation.  He also enjoyed boating, fishing, motorcycling and snowmobiling with his family and friends.

Also surviving are his daughters Kristin Pennell and her husband Richard, Heather Romanaskas and her husband Tim, six grandsons: Lukas, Braxton, Braydon, Logan, Hayden and Landon.  A sister JoAnn Ramaley, a niece and nephews.

He will be remembered as a strong, hard working, caring, devoted husband, father and grandfather. He created many memories that will always be cherished by everyone.

The funeral service will be private at the request of the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of James Wilson Funeral Home.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family please visit www.jameswilsonfuneralhome

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