Cyril J. Monka

Born: Sat., Jun. 1, 1929
Died: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 04, 2017
Location: Gubbiotti Funeral Home


Thu., Oct. 05, 2017
Location: Mount Olivet Cemetery

Funeral Service

9:00 AM Thu., Oct. 05, 2017
Location: Gubbiotti Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

9:30 AM Thu., Oct. 05, 2017
Location: St. Cecilia's Church ( St. Barbara Parish)

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Cyril Joseph Monka, 88, formerly of Wyoming, passed away on Sunday October 1, 2017 at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

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

Cyril was a member of St. Barbara Parish at St. Cecilia’s Church, Exeter and was a graduate of Exeter High School.

Upon graduation, he served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, when he also played football and baseball for the Army team.

He then became the groundskeeper for Fox Hill Country Club in Exeter for the next 60 years.

He was preceded in death by his friend of 25 years , Roberta Kopstys and a sister Beatrice Roman, and a brother David Monka.

Surviving are his brother Joseph, Luzerne, and Frank, Cleveland TN,  along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends may call on  Wednesday 6pm until 8pm at the Gubbiotti Funeral Home, 1030 Wyoming Ave., Exeter.

Funeral services will be on Thursday at 9am from the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30am St. Barbara Parish in St. Cecilia ‘s Church, Exeter. The Rev. Michael Finn, pastor, will be celebrant.

Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Carverton .

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