Official Obituary of

Monica P Karas

April 25, 1948 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Monica Karas Obituary

Monica P Karas, formerly of Sterling Heights, Michigan passed away in Opelika, Alabama on March 13, 2024 at the age of 75. She was born on April 25, 1948 to Henry and Wanda Baranowski who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her beloved husband Gary whom she has been married to for 52-1/2 years. She was a loving mother to Jennifer and the best Grandma to her furry Granddogs Jewel and Jezebelle.  She was a cherished Sister and Sister-in-law, Godmother, Aunt, Great-Aunt and Great-Great Aunt. 

Monica loved cooking, crafting and gardening.  She also loved all her Michigan sports but especially her hockey team the Detroit Red Wings.  One of her favorite things was to head to the casino and play the slots.

A celebration of life will be held in Michigan at a later date. Visitation will be held Saturday, March 16, 2024 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the Spencer Cancer Center in Opelika, Alabama for  the treatment  of Hemophilia in Monica’s memory.

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March 16, 2024

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home
1500 Frederick Road
Opelika, AL 36801


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