Thomas A. Monk



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Thomas A. Monk Friday, February 3, 2023 peacefully surrounded by his wife and two daughters at age 75 went home to be with his parents, Alfred and Jean Monk.  He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Patricia A. Monk; loving daughters, Leslie (Aaron) Allen and Jessica (Joe) DiBattisto; grandchildren, Carson, Peyton, Madison and Mason; sister, Bonnie Jansen; brother-in-law, Jim (Sue) Mortillaro; dear friend, Scott Helfer; nieces, nephews. Tom was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served our Country during the Vietnam War where he was awarded three purple hearts for his valor.  He loved his dog, Gizmo; enjoyed traveling with his wife and family, especially to Aruba.  He loved sunshine, good music and ice cold beer.  He was a devoted husband, father and papa and will be deeply missed. The family would like to extend their appreciation and gratitude to U of R Hospice Care, Melissa, Josh, Joann and Elaine; his private nurses, Laurie and Jess; Michelle Lezo and team of caregivers for the compassion and care given to Tom. Tom’s Military Honor’s service will be celebrated Thursday, February 9th 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Riverside Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans ( or American Cancer Society ( in his memory.  For more information and to sign his online guestbook, visit


  1. Maria Muoio on February 5, 2023 at 5:33 pm


  2. Sharon Howard on February 5, 2023 at 5:51 pm

    Prayers and love to you all in this time of need. Sharon and Randy Howard

  3. Peggy Calkins and family on February 5, 2023 at 6:02 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

  4. Chuck Fantanza on February 5, 2023 at 7:09 pm

    Chuck Fantanza

  5. Chuck Fantanza on February 5, 2023 at 7:11 pm

    Chuck Fantanza, So sorry to hear this news. I worked with Tom at Kodak,he was one of the good guys.Rest in Peace my friend.

  6. Lee and Susan Allen on February 5, 2023 at 8:51 pm

    Our hearts are with you. We are so sorry for your loss. All our love, Lee and Sue

  7. Lewis Monk Jr on February 6, 2023 at 7:43 am

    So sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers. Isaiah 41:13 Lew and Judy Monk

  8. Kristin and Dan McDermott on February 6, 2023 at 11:12 am

    Jess, Les and Mama Monk- Thinking of you all during this time. He was definitely one of a kind and always made me laugh growing up. I’m so glad you could be with him and showered him with so much love until the end. Xoxo love and prayers.

  9. Mike and Anita Green on February 7, 2023 at 4:41 am

    So sorry for your loss. We have such fond memories of Tom as such a helpful neighbor. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Chris Hackshaw on February 7, 2023 at 7:18 pm

    To Pat & Family,So sorry to hear that Tom has passed.I was glad I was able to speak to him a short time ago..we enjoyed many good times in our years at Kodak.My Apartment and others!Keeping you all in our thoughts .Chris &Peggy Hackshaw

  11. Min.Richey AJackson on February 8, 2023 at 10:16 am


  12. Sarah Clayton on February 8, 2023 at 11:18 am

    Sending you a big Hug Jess

  13. Lynne Vosler on February 8, 2023 at 3:38 pm

    So sorry for your loss With rest Sympathy

  14. Denise Marie Bradshaw on February 9, 2023 at 8:09 am

    Dee Bradshaw

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