The Times, Trenton, New Jersey, Thursday, August 9, 2007
HAMILTON - Karl Werosta, 70, passed away Tuesday surrounded by his loving family, in the Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Philadelphia. Born in Bosnia on September 1, 1936, he moved to Argentina at the age of 12 with his family. When he was 18, Mr. Werosta became a merchant sailor and spent four adventurous years sailing the oceans. In 1963, he came to the United States with his wife, son and parents. Mr. Werosta worked as a steel fabricator until 1972, when he started his own business, Tri-Steel Fabricators, Inc. Three of his sons carry on the business today. Upon his retirement four years ago, Mr. Werosta remained owner and chairman of the board. He spoke five languages fluently, loved to travel, and spend time at the beach and ocean. Son of the late Willy Werosta, he is survived by his wife of 46 years, Erna (Karner) Werosta; his mother, Adele (Scheff) Werosta; four sons, William Werosta and his wife Molly, their children, Wade, Brianna, Natalie, Kari Lynn, Drew and Zeke, Fred Werosta and his wife Laura, their children, Heidi, Kimmee, Wendy and Emily, James Werosta and his wife Cathy, their children, James Ryan, Jared Rudolph, and Grace Katherine, and Karl R. Werosta and his children, Nikolaos, Karl J., and Lukas; his sister, Karla Banks and her husband David of Phoenix, AZ; a nephew, Karl Specht; a niece, Karen Durkin; his uncle, Walter Hauser; cousins, Boris and Karin Werosta; special friends, Joe and Jolie Vardenega; and family and friends throughout the world. The funeral will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square. Family and friends may call 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Colonial Home. Cremation will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to His House Ministries, 318 Monmouth Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562, or Cancer Treatment Center of America, 1331 East Wyoming Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19124.