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Eve Monks

Age 60, passed away peacefully on Friday August 5th, 2022 after a courageous and lengthy battle with cancer. She is the beloved wife of Bob Monks and adored mother to Lauren Monks, Elizabeth Vogt (John), and Robby Monks. She is also survived by her brothers, Joseph Martin (Leann) and Steven Martin (Mary). Preceded in death by her parents Leonard Jr. and Peggy Martin. She will be dearly missed by her many nieces, nephews, her pets, as well as grand pets. Eve’s life’s work is reflected in her children and those she inspired with her abounding love. She was a passionate advocate for the arts and social change, a talented writer, and was committed to keeping herself and others informed of the inner workings of the world. Eve leaves behind a legacy of pure love and devotion to family, caring for others, and living life authentically. “Everything we do, we do for love. The beauty of love is that in giving it away, you are left with more than you had before.” – David Simon.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Eve’s honor to the American Cancer Society or UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. 


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A candle was lit in memory of Eve Monks

Lynda Zook Aug 8 2022 6:33 PM

Mrs. Monks was a wonderful mother to her children and supportive of their teachers. She is a parent that I have remembered fondly. My condolences to you all.

Leah Vestal Aug 8 2022 4:48 PM

To my beloved extended family, Bob, Lauren, Elizabeth and Rob... My heart is heavy for you right now, but always remember Eve (Mom) is only a thought or a smile away. I will always think of her when she saw me and said "Hey buddy, how you doing?" while giving me a hug. To this day I'm not sure why she liked me so much, I was always the influencer. I think she just new I enjoyed life, or maybe she was surprised to see I survived another day on this rock. I like to think I made her laugh, I know she said "Oh, Ron" a lot when we spoke. Her motherly generosity will always stick with me, offering to stay for dinner or provide advice . She will be missed. I thank God for the moments we had and I pray for peace for all of you.

Ron Erdeljac Aug 8 2022 3:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Eve Monks

Ron Erdeljac Aug 8 2022 3:08 PM

God looked around his garden and saw an empty space. Then he looked down upon this earth and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful, he only takes the best.

Sherry & Dave Cobler Aug 8 2022 11:02 AM