Frances L. Milks Munko, 91, of Kepple Hill, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, in Forbes Regional Hospital. She was born, Monday, January 2, 1928, in Vandergrift, the daughter of the late Louis E. and Savilla A. Bowman Milks. She was the butcher, the baker, the candlestick maker, the chauffer, the teacher, the interior decorator, the carpenter and the landscaper. She was a community activist and judge of elections, a member of the coalition to save our children, but most of all, she was a wife, mother and grandmother. She said the love of her life was her husband and her five children. She loved animals. She believed in God and all his power, but still worried about everyone she loved. She will be missed forever. Frances is survived by her children, Linda Beck-Szitas of Lower Burrell, Dianna Rumbaugh and her husband, Barry, of Avonmore, Laura Thomas and her husband, Larry, of Freeport, and Gary Munko of Clinton. Grandchildren, Harry and Maureen Beck, Josh and Laura Beck, Jason and Jessica Beck, Tawnya and Bill Frain, Daran and Lisa Rumbaugh, Dana and Branden Weber, Heather and Mike Rinaldi Thomas, Jennifer and Jacob Hartle, Matthew Munko, Ryan Munko, Celeste Munko, Christina Munko, Charlene and Deneb Kaminski, 15 great grandchildren, her sister, Betty Williams, of Apollo, her brothers, Bill Milks, of West Haven, Apollo, Manley Milks of New York. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Munko, her son, Paul B. Munko, great grandson, William L. Frain, III, brothers, Magistrate Louis “Bud” Milks, John Milks, sister, Norma Parks, Marion Richards and a toddler brother Irvin Milks, granddaughter-in-law, Kathryn Fantaski and two son-in-law’s, Harry Beck and George Szitas. Family will receive friends on Monday, June 24, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm until time of services at 8:00 pm in the Kelly L. Corridoni Funeral Home, LTD, 1916 Moore Avenue, North Apollo, PA 15673. Services will be conducted in the funeral home at 8:00 pm with Pastor Lee Rupert, officiating. Interment will be held in Riverview Cemetery, Apollo, PA.
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