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Obituary for Diana Marantidis (Michaliou)

New York City
Diana Michalios Marantidis, age 73 of New York, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at NYU Hospital in Manhattan. Born in Samos, Greece, she had resided in Manhattan for many years. Before her retirement, Diana worked for Verizon for several years.
She is predeceased by her parents Ioannis and Maria Michalios and her husband Nicholaos Marantidis.
Surviving are her loving daughter Gia Frantzis and her husband Ilias of FL, her brother Rev. Angelo Michaels and his wife Eva, her niece Maria Grijalva and her husband Paul, her nephew John Michaels and his wife Christy, and her great-nieces Beth, Quinnie, Lexi, Evie and Helen.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 3, at 11:00am at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Jersey City, with a burial to follow at Chestnut Hill Cemetery in East Brunswick.
Funeral services are held under the direction of the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home 15 Cherry Lane, Parlin, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Diana’s name may be made to the National MS Society or St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 524 Summit Ave Jersey City, NJ 07306.
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