SOPHIA REKITO MONKO
Wednesday, August 28, 2002 Page: 4A
Sophia Rekito Monko
Aug. 9, 2002
ophia Rekito Monko, 86, of Louisville, Ky., and formerly of Wilkes-Barre,
died Aug. 9 at Parkway Medical Center, Louisville.
Born June 11, 1916, in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late John
and Evfrosinia (Mayevska) Rekito. She was a homemaker and painter. She was
offered a scholarship to study art in Paris. She was of the United Methodist
faith. She lived in Wilkes-Barre most of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Commander Andrew Michael Monko.
Surviving are her daughter, Maria June Monko-Ramirez, Atlanta; a
granddaughter; and two great-granddaughters.
A memorial service will be held Monday in Bear Creek Township and her ashes
will be scattered there near her husband's.
Arrangements were by the Schoppenhorst, Underwood and Brooks Family Funeral