Ray Karam

[12 OCT 1929 - K2 - 20181 - 27 NOV 2009]

Ray Karam Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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Emily Karam - Don and Carla Hilbert
[DC Party - DEC 2011]



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Emily Karam and Jack Doyle
[DC Party - DEC 2010]



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Tommy West and Emily Karam
[DC Party - DEC 2010]



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Ray Karam Funeral Pictures



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Back: Ted Gay - Emily Karam - Jack Doyle - Bruce Wilburn - Dick Traut - Vern Pace - Rex Perkins. Front: Charron Traut - Karen Wilburn - Ray Karam - Peggy Pace - Mary Carolyn Gay [SEP 2009]



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Charlie and Judy Berg - Emily and Ray Karam
[Berg farm in Maine - Fall 2009]



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Carl McNair and Ray Karam
[Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Newton - Nancy Cutchin - Karam - Ann Gunderson
[Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Chuck Roades - Ray Karam - Ruth Sloan
[Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Ray Karam - Ray Gunderson - Carla Hilbert - Barb
Blahuta [Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Ray Karam - Don Hilbert - Ray Gunderson
[Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Ray Karam and Chuck Roades
[Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]



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Ray and Emily Karam
[DC Party - DEC 2008]



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Ray Karam
[DC Party - DEC 2008]



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Roades - Strati - Karam - Doyle - West
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Ray Karam - Jack Doyle - Tom Weaver
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Nancy Bishop - ? - Pop Warner - Doyle - Karam
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Jack Doyle - Tom Weaver - Ray Karam
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Emily and Ray Karam - Jack Doyle
[DEC 2006]



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West - Hilbert - McCulla - Doyle - Roades - Karam - Michalove - Walt Boge (friend) - Thorsen - Quinn - Sy Kaback (golfing buddy) - Pete Beczkiewicz '51 (Bob Carlisle - friend is hidden from view) [Honorary Pallbearers: Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Emily Karam and Jim Drummond
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Bundren - West - Karam
[ANCC - DEC 2005 ?]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Father Oscar and Karams
[50th Reunion]



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Hilbert - Dinwiddie - Karam - Doyle - Zaborowski -
Father Oscar [50th Reunion]



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Emily and Ray Karam - Bundren
[50th Reunion]



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Ray and Emily Karam
[50th Reunion]



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Ray and Emily Karam - Dick and Charron
Traut - Ted Gay [50th Reunion]



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Ray Karam
[50th Reunion]



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Ray Karam and Jack Doyle
[50th Reunion]



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Hugh Quinn and Ray Karam
[50th Reunion]



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Hugh Quinn and Ray Karam
[50th Reunion]



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Ray Karam - Father Oscar - Enrique
and Zaire [50th Reunion]



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K-2: Dick Traut - Bob Millard - Ann Perkins - Kitty Millard - Ted Gay - Charron Traut - Bruce and Karen Wilburn - Peggy Pace - Jack Doyle - Emily Karam - Paul and Mellie Parks - Ray Karam - Rex Perkins - Vern Pace [50th Reunion]



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K-2: Dick Traut - Ann Perkins - Bob and Kitty Millard - Ted Gay - Charron Traut - Bruce and Karen Wilburn - Peggy and Vern Pace - Emily Karam - Paul and Mellie Parks - Rex Perkins [50th Reunion]



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Doyle - Karam - Gunderson
[DEC 2004]



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Ray and Emily Karam
[DEC 2004]



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Ray and Emily Karam
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Doyle and Karams
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Dorough - Drummond - Karam - Bundren
Russell - Perkins - Doyle [FEB 2004]



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Doyle - Ray and Emily Karam - Jim Ryan
[ANCC - cDEC 2003]



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Doyle - Karam - Drummond - McCloskey - Reid - Malone - Sloan '96 - Andrews - Justin - Jim Ryan - Sloan - Johnson (Bob's son) - Wray - Welter [Bob Johnson's Funeral - FEB 2003]



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Bates - Doyle - Welter - Trobaugh - Karam -
Ludwig - Roades [EXCOM - AUG 2002]



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Wargowsky - Malone - Bundren - Gunderson - Rich Miller - Russell
Roades - Doyle - Cutchin - West - Karam [MAY 2002 Luncheon]



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Gunderson - West - Karam
[2002]



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Ray and Emily Karam - Russell
[ANCC - DEC 2001 ?]



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Spaulding - Gunderson - Rich Miller -
Strati - Newton - Karam - West [2001]



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Russell - Karam - Drummond -
Doyle - Newton [2000]



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Ludwig - Joe Franklin - McNair -
Newton - Karam [2000]



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Ray Karam
[2000]



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Welter - Newton - Karam - McNair -
Masson - Bill Anderson - Wray [1999]



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Traut's - Pace's - Karam's
[35th Reunion - NOV 1990]



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K-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Oscar Turner x55 - Patton - Sherman (CO) - Flynn - Perkins - Cini - 2nd Row: Paul Parks - Millard - Hall - Hotchkiss - 3rd Row: Greer - Pace - Wilburn - Karam - 4th Row: Gay - Doyle - Traut



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Front row: Col. Fraser - Dulk - Bossert - Smetana - Straus - Fikaris - Gilpatrick - Cathey - Jacobs - Maj. McCanna - 2nd row: Donald - Raymond - Garn - Bates - Dorward - Eddins - Wix - 3rd Row: Fetko - Lovell - Ginter - Karam - Geran - Hergenroder - Ludwig - Rock - Rich Miller [1954 Firstie Trip]



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Andrews - Jacobs - Olvey - Gilpatrick -
Karam - Hardy [Brigade Staff]



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Vern Pace - Ray Karam - Monk Dilts x55
[1953 Goats - Engineers Game]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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Raymond Alexander Karam

Raymond Alexander Karam was born on 12 October 1929 in Arizona. He was admitted to West Point from the National Guard and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company K2,a Star Man, anda Cadet Captain and Brigade Supply Officer his first class year. He graduated on 7 June 9155 and was commissioned in the US Air Force.


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Raymond Alexander Karam

Raymond Alexander Karam (Age 80) Died at home in Reston, VA, on Friday, November 27, 2009, with family by his side. Raymond was born on October 12, 1929, in Nogales, AZ, to Joseph N. Karam (of Lebanon) and Ramona Karam (of Seville, Spain).

Raymond was the beloved husband of Emily Karam; devoted father of Ramona Shea Swerdlin (Scott), Raymond Matthew Karam (Leslie), Alexander Reid Karam (Celia); brother of Joseph N. Karam, Margaret Karam, OP, Eleanor Schreckenghaust, Virginia Frankum; cherished grandfather of Ryan Swerdlin, Sara Swerdlin, Isabel Karam; and dearly loved by extended family and many friends. Raymond graduated West Point (1955), Harvard University (MPA), and George Washington University (JD).

He had a distinguished career in the U.S. Air Force and in civilian service as an executive at the Dept. of the Interior, Dept. of Transportation, and the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. As a graduate of the Education for Parish Service program at Trinity College, he supported St. John Neumann parish. Raymond was the first Scoutmaster of Troop 1313.

Vigil on December 4, 7 p.m. and Funeral Mass December 5, 1 p.m. at St. John Neumann, 11900 Lawyers Rd., Reston, VA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to build housing for the poor in Mexico sent to Fr. Oscar A. Raynal, SJ, at Tarahumara Colony Project, MBE 38-197, 2220 Bassett Ave., El Paso, TX 79901-2020.

Published in The Washington Post on Dec. 1, 2009


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