Michael R. Karkota, 58, of Belle Harbor, New York passed away suddenly on July 7, 2014. Beloved son of the late John and Harriet Karkota. Loving brother of Joanne B. Norton and Thomas H. Karkota. Dear uncle. Proud Navy Veteran. Reposing at the Fullerton Funeral Home, Inc., 769 Merrick Road, Baldwin, New York. Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, 7/11/2014, 9:45 a.m. at St. Christopher's Church in Baldwin, New York. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery. Visiting on Thursday, 7/10/2014 from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.