Karl was born on January 30, 1936, to the late Alois and Angela (Wundeler) Zach in Gerersdorf, Austria. In 1951 he came to America to begin a new life. On November 15, 1959, he married the love of his life Maria Weber, at the Immaculate Conception Church in Bronx, NY. Together they were blessed with two children; Renee and Dennis.
Before he retired in 1999, Karl was a baker and the proud owner of Zach’s Bakery in College Point, NY.
He was a very active member in his community and was a member of the 1stBurgenlander Sick and Death Society. In his spare time, Karl enjoyed fishing, woodworking, making maple syrup and landscaping. He always had new ideas on how to make things work better, but most of all, Karl loved to spend his time with family and friends. His grandchildren and greatgrandchildren brought him so much joy. He truly enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events, recitals and school activities. Karl was a devoted husband, a loving father, grandfather, greatgrandfather, father-in-law, brother, uncle and a friend to many. One of the many things he was most loved for was that he was happy to make you happy. Karl’s legacy of love and devotion to family and friends will continue to grow in our hearts.
Karl is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Maria, his loving children; Renee DeVincenzo and husband Richard, and Dennis Zach and wife Xenia, four cherished grandchildren; Marissa Rubino, Michele Cordero, Garrett Zach and Kyra Zach and two wonderful great-grandchildren; Nathaniel Rubino and Stella Rubino, all of whom he adored and each child held a special place in his heart. He is also survived by his three beloved siblings; Julius Zach, John Zach and Rosemary Neubaur. He is predeceased by his three other beloved siblings; Alois Zach, Jr., Angela Kessler and Theresa Boisits.
A visitation was held on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 418 Route Six, Mahopac, NY 10541 (845)225-3672 A Mass of Christian burial was held on Monday, Monday, May 7, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist R.C., Church,224 East Lake Blvd., Mahopac, NY 10541. Interment followed at the Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne, NY.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial donation in Karl Zach’s name for Parkinson’s Research to: The Michael J. Fox Foundation – POB 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.