~ Amazing in Life, Amazing Always ~
Antoinette Karaman passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in her 98th year. She was born in Champaign, Illinois on January 19, 1922. Antoinette was the daughter of Angelo and Catherine Reno. She was one of six children, three brothers and two sisters. Antoinette met her husband George when he was on leave from the Army and subsequently moved to New York where they married. She spent time working in a munitions factory during the war and later worked as a receptionist in a doctors office. Antoinette loved her home and family which she said was her greatest joy. Antoinette is survived by her son Reverend Dennis Karaman and her daughter Lisa Karaman Kramel, and her son-in-law John Kramel. She has five grandchildren Jonathan Kramel, Joshua Kramel, Dennis Karaman II, Micah Karaman and Danielle Aarstad. She also has seven great grandchildren, Haakon Aarstad, Bryn Aarstad, Lena Aarstad, Dennis Karaman III, Byron Karaman, Ethan Karaman and Mikayla Martino. She recently became a great great grandmother to Scarlett Paige Martino.
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Friday, September 18, 2020 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM to celebrate Antoinette's life. Private immediate family only services will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 by her son Reverend Dennis Karaman at Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 from 9:00 - 10:30 AM. Interment with her beloved husband George will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Yonkers, New York.
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