Kathleen Karelis, wife of former Preston man

Kathleen Karelis, of Key Biscayne, Fla., died on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, of esophageal cancer, at their winter home.

She grew up in Pittsburg, Penn., and moved to Florida.

She graduated from Miami Law School.

She was employed at L-3 Corporation in New York City.

Her husband, Nick, son of Paul and Lorene Karelis of Preston, graduated from Preston High School in 1974. They have resided in Great Falls, Va., for several years.