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LUCY MONNINGER


1937 - 2021
LUCY MONNINGER Obituary

Lucy Hamilton Monninger died on Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Tunkhannock.

Born in Maryland on Nov. 18, 1937, Lucy was the daughter of the late Clarence and Hazel Eckman Hamilton.

She grew up in Harford County, Md., and was a nursing home administrator in the Baltimore area for 28 years, retiring in July 1998 to join her husband at Lake Winola.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George A. Monninger; and her two brothers: Gilbert and Evans Hamilton.

Lucy is survived by her loving son, Robert A. Monninger; and her beloved grandson, George Daniel Monninger of Lake Winola; sister, Ann Hamilton Monninger and brother-in-law James of Maryland; sister, Frances Hamilton Carter of Nottingham; and sister-in-law, Cecelia Hamilton of Maryland. In addition, Lucy was the loving aunt of four nieces and five nephews along with eight great nieces and four great nephews.

Lucy was a faithful member of Lake Winola United Methodist Church and an active participant in many church activities including quilting and coordinating church luncheons. She was an avid Baltimore sports fan, known to host a Maryland steamed crab feast at a moment's notice.

She loved to play cards (Pinochle was her game), read and visit with her friends and family, often on her dock overlooking the lake. She loved all the dogs around the lake and kept treats on hand to feed them whenever they stopped by for a visit (which was often).

She gave with all she had. Lucy Hamilton Monninger was the epitome of unconditional love, she will be dearly missed by all her family and friends, near and far, her kindness, generosity and spirit will be remembered in our hearts forever.

Graveside services will be private at Fairview Cemetery, Lake Winola. A Celebration of Life will be held at Lake Winola United Methodist Church (date to be announced).

Arrangements and care entrusted to Sheldon-Kukuchka Funeral Home Inc., 73 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a or the Lake Winola United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.

Please visit the funeral home website to share memories or extend condolences.


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