Joseph T. Monka

Born: Mon., Dec. 29, 1947
Died: Mon., Apr. 15, 2019


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Joseph T. Monka, 71, of Edwardsville, passed away on Wednesday April 17, 2019.

Born in Pittston he was the son of the late Frank and Mary Vavrick Monka.

Joseph was a 1966 graduate of Exeter High School and then went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War era.


He was preceded in death by his brother Cyril Monka.

Joe enjoyed playing golf at the Emanon Country Club, the Four Season Golf Course, Wilkes Barre Municipal Golf Course , Fox Hill Country Club and Irem Country Club. He was also a golf grounds superintendent at some of these. He also enjoyed fishing in Bauman's Creek.

Surviving are his daughter Jessica Monka Karmon and his former spouse Francis Monka, Wyoming.

Grandchildren Dameon and Gabriella Long and Rebecca Faillace, also a sister in law Maureen Yakus and a godchild Emily Yakus.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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