Thomas Burke Monks: 1965-2018

Feb 14, 2018

Thomas Burke Monks, 52, beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, passed away on Jan. 31, 2018.

Tom was born March 1, 1965, in Seattle to Bob and Barbara (Burke) Monks, longtime Shoreline residents. Tom attended Hillwood Elementary, Einstein Middle School, Shorewood High School and the University of Washington, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.

Tom lived in Edmonds, where he worked as a sales manager for Tacoma Screw Products, which was awarded the "most improved branch" after he became the Everett branch manager.

He was an awesome fly fisherman and enjoyed reading, watching the Mariners and Huskies and spending time with his family and his favorite yellow lab, Murphy.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his brothers Joe Monks (Heather) and Bob Monks (Jacquie), his sisters Eileen Reza (Joe), Anne Monks, Casey Steinke (Mike) and Patty Tomsett (Charlie), and 12 nieces and nephews.

Our family lost a great person. We will all miss his bright smile, gentle soul, witty humor and his endless stories. We will love you forever, remember you always, and miss you every day.

Services will be held at St. Olaf Catholic Church, 18943 Caldart Ave. N.E., Poulsbo, at 3 p.m. Feb. 18.

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Condolences may be sent to the Monks Family, 16100 Pearson Road NE, Poulsbo, WA 98370.



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