As a civilian he had “an up-and-down career” in the aerospace industry. He interviewed Princeton applicants for the alumni schools committee. He noted in our 25th-reunion yearbook, “Nanette Eastman and I were married in 1957. She really must have loved me a lot because the family name was Karolkiewicz then. We changed it in 1963.”
The Karols lived in Paramus, N.J., for 57 years and were parents of three sons —Kenneth, Christopher, and Richard, all sailors and avid sports fans — and had three grandchildren. Dom died Dec. 5, 2014, at the age of 87.