Jonathan Krakat

Obituary of Jonathan Krakat



Jonathan Michael Krakat, age 33, of Altamont, NY, died peacefully on August 8, 2017.

Jonathan was born in Albany and graduated from South Colonie Schools. He earned a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2008 from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and most recently worked as a pharmacist at Rite Aid on N. Pearl Street, Albany.


Jonathan married his loving wife, Rebecca Meli, in 2011, and was the proud and doting father of Anya Eve and Owen Alexander Krakat.  He is survived by his devoted parents, Karen and George Krakat of Colonie, and sister, Jessica, of Orlando, FL. Jonathan was the beloved son-in-law of Jeannine and John Garant of Poughkeepsie, and brother-in-law of Genevieve and Gregory Gallo of Beacon. He is also survived by his paternal grandmother, Domenica Krakat, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Jonathan was predeceased by his grandparents, Harvey and Helen Scherzer and George Krakat, Sr.


Jonathan loved life, and was an accomplished guitarist and multi-instrumentalist, cook, and artist.


“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”


Services will be held at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Avenue in Albany on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 11:00am Relatives and friends are welcome to meet at the Levine Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 14th at 10:30am  to form a procession to the  Albany Rural Cemetery in Menands  where a graveside service will take place at 11:00am.. Those wishing to remember Jonathan in a special way may make a memorial contribution to a charity of your choice.