Rhonda Jean (Patton) Zilk, 59, of Monaca, PA, passed away to be with the Lord on October 3, 2021 in Beaver, PA. Rhonda was born in Rochester, PA. to the late Ronald and Alice (Hughes) Patton. On June 30, 1962. She was a graduate of Center High School, class of 1980. Other than her family, Rhonda’s main passion in life was her involvement with the Freedom Eagles. As a member for over twenty years, she held several offices, most recently serving as District Secretary. Serving in this organization with family and friends always brought Rhonda great joy.
Rhonda met her husband, George, in church while kids and the two were married in July of 1985 after George returned home from the U.S. Navy. They began their family shortly thereafter with the births of their daughter Karla (Gillock), and sons George V, and Kevin. Rhonda is survived by her husband George M. Zilk IV; daughter, Karla Gillock, son–in–law Craig Gillock, Son George M. V, Son Kevin, daughter–in-law Chelsea, granddaughter Sophia Zilk, father–in law George M. III, mother–in-law Kathy (Zellefrow) Zilk; sister, Belinda (Richard) DeDominicis, sister, Carol Kozieracki, brother, Mike Patton, and several nieces and nephews.
Rhonda’s wishes were to be cremated and no public viewing. A small private memorial for family and friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the New Brighton Church of Christ.
Arrangement were entrusted to GABAUER-LUTTON FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, INC.-117 Blackhawk Road Chippewa Twp., www.gabauerfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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