Louise Mongi

Louise Mongi
Louise Mongi, 95, formerly of Lansford and Jim Thorpe, passed away on Monday, March 31, 2014, at Luther Ridge Assisted Living in Pottsville. She was the wife of the late Albert "Beansie" Mongi.
Born in New York, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late Timothy and Marie (Meier) Murphy.
She worked at Lehigh Valley Hospital as a unit clerk. Louise also worked with animals at the Carbon County Environmental Center at the Mauch Chunk Lake.
She participated in the senior Olympic games, having won several medals and made it to nationals twice.
Louise was a member of the Panther Valley Senior Citizens and was an avid line dancer.
Surviving is a daughter, Francine Reiter, and her husband James, of Pottsville; four grandchildren, Shannon Reiter, Sarah Reiter, and Ray Mongi, and Andre Mongi; two great-grandchildren, Roberto and Miguel Santiago.
She was preceded in death by a son, Tim, who passed away in May of 2013; a daughter, Patricia; an infant son, Tim; and a sister, Katherine.
Service: Memorial service on Friday, April 4, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the Skrabak-Parambo Funeral Home, 210 E. Bertsch St., Lansford. Calling hours are from 10-11 a.m. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in her name may be made to the Carbon County Environmental Center, 151 E. White Bear Dr., Summit Hill, PA 18250. Online condolences may be signed at www.parambofh.com.

Funeral Home

Skrabak-Parambo Funeral Home
210 East Bertsch Street Lansford, PA 18232-2105
(570) 645-2300

Published in Times News on Apr. 2, 2014