Tonawanda News


March 5, 2014

Anita Miramon


Anita (nee Karre) Miramon, 91, devoted wife of the late Albert Miramon, passed into heaven on Friday, February 28, 2014. Born on January 3, 1923, to Milton E. and Winifred (nee Kohler) in North Tonawanda, NY.
Beloved mother of Susan Miramon, Linda (Richard) Petrosino, and Michael (Susan Luke) Miramon. Cherished grandmother of Christopher (Michelle) Petrosino, Richard (Jenene) Petrosino, Adam Silva-Miramon, and Sergeant First Class Sean Silva-Miramon. Loved Nana of great-grandchildren, Dominic, Anthony and Julianna Petrosino. Treasured sister of Geraldine Heller (nee Karre) and the late LaVerne Karre. Sister-in-law of Barbara Nowocien (nee Drake) and the late James Heller. Aunt to nieces Holly Jeffrey, Cindy (Dennis) Gaston, Karen Toye and Margaret (Greg) Kantor; and nephews, Jeffrey (Sharon Barrett) Heller, Gregory (Donna) Karre, Christopher Karre and Paul (Peggy) Karre, and the late Walter Trimble, Barry Karre and Kevin Karre. Many great-nieces and great-nephews. Dear cousin of Edna Marie Harber (nee Drake).
Mom was an avid reader rarely seen without her Nook. She also enjoyed a good cup of coffee, a good cocktail and a really good game of pinochle. One of the last surviving members of the Inter Amicas Club of North Tonawanda, founded March 10th, 1938, by a group of North Tonawanda High School girls, who until recently met on a regular basis. They celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 1988.
Friends may call Saturday, March 8, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 7-9 PM at Wattengel Funeral Home, 533 Meadow Drive, North Tonawanda, NY (new location) where Funeral Services will be held at 4 PM. Donations may be made to The USO and The Wounded Warrior Project.
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