Monika Elizabeth Gargon, age 95, of Abingdon, Va. and formerly of Miami, Fla., passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021, at her home. She was born September 28, 1925, to the late Heinrich Stein and Marie Christine Christ Stein in Philadelphia, Penn. Monika was a former employee of the Pentagon where she worked on IBM machines. She retired as a legal secretary for Dave Beasley, Esq. in Miami, Fla. and relocated to Southwest Virginia in 2009.
In addition to her parents, Monika was also preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gargon; sister, Ida Desch; and brother, Hugo Stein. She is survived by five children: Russell Ingle and wife, Zona; Nancy Jones; Kenneth Ingle and Elizabeth; Mark Gargon and wife, Michelle; and Monika Pelly and husband, Michael; several grandchildren; and great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. at Forest Hills Memory Gardens with Pastor Roger Ball officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA, P.O. Box 96929, Washington, DC 20090-6929.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guestbook. The family of Monika Elizabeth Gargon is being cared for by Farris Cremation and Funeral Center, 19415 Lee Hwy., Abingdon, Va. 24210 (276-623-2700)