Elizabeth Monti, 90, of Humble, Texas, formerly of Natrona Heights, passed away Monday, Oct. 10, 2016, in Atascocita, Texas. A longtime resident of Natrona Heights, she was born Feb. 22, 1926, in Butler, to Dmetry and Anna Shumek. Elizabeth graduated from Har-Brack High School and Duff's Business Institute. She retired from T.W. Phillips Natural Gas Company after 25 years. A genuine person with a keen sense of humor and lover of people, she cherished her family and friends the most. She was a bibliophile, an avid crossword enthusiast and enjoyed a good game of cards. Her creative talents were revealed in the kitchen and also by knitting, crocheting and various crafts. Elizabeth was a member of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Parish, Most Blessed Sacrament Church in Natrona Heights. Elizabeth was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Mario "Sparks" Monti; her sister, Florence Shumek; and brother, John Shumek. She is survived by her sister, Dorothy Barch, with whom she had an unbreakable bond and friendship that only two sisters can share; daughter, Linda Monti, of Oceanport, N.J.; son, James Monti and wife, Michelle, of Humble, Texas; treasured granddaughter, Emily Teresa Monti, of Edmond, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews, that always remained in her memory. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in the CICHOLSKI-ZIDEK FUNERAL HOME INC., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights, 724-224-8688, where a blessing service will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 9:30 a.m. in Most Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will be in Mt. Airy Cemetery, Natrona Heights. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to Autumn Grove Cottage, 5500 Atascocita Road, Humble, TX 77346 or a charity of your choice. To send an online condolence, please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com .
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