Glenda Marie Frank


Bangor - Glenda Marie (Monson) Frank, 77, of Bangor, Maine, died of natural causes after a long illness, Friday, May 3, 2019 in South Portland, Maine, with her family by her side. She is predeceased by her parents Ray and Marjorie Monson and her brother Wendell Monson.

Glenda was born on January 26, 1942 in Fort Fairfield, Maine, where she was raised on the family farm. She spoke of those dear memories often. There were several places she called home during her lifetime. Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, and Minnesota. She also traveled the world in her dreams.

Everyone who knew Glenda would agree that she was the most loving, kind, and caring person they had ever met. They would also agree that she was not a fan of winter. Glenda always saw the good in people no matter who they were. She took delight in the simpler beauty that life has to offer; springtime trees and plants budding, animals, sunsets, starry nights. She enjoyed watching starfish and seals on the shoreline of Passamaquoddy Bay in Robbinston with her confidante and loving companion Ed Kokoszka, while they lived together there for many years. She was an avid reader with a desire to understand humanity and her own spirituality. She loved discussing philosophical, spiritual topics and just about anything else. Some may have called her
"spacey" because she could envision and discuss topics that others were incapable of understanding. She had a good sense of humor and enjoyed jokes, even if she missed the punchline.

Glenda's is survived by her biggest and proudest accomplishments; her children, Mark Glanville, Scott Glanville, Vicky Hanson, and Dean Frank. She is also survived by her companion Ed Kokoszka, her siblings, Sharon Frierson of Eatonton, GA, Carole Chambers of Buford, GA, Rick Monson of Old Town, ME, Wayne Monson of Hermon, ME, as well as seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Published on May 19, 2019
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Ed Kokoszka, Bangor, Maine
Jun 03, 2019
One month has past since you left us Glenda. There now continues to be a void in the lives of all of us, who knew you. We miss the most kind and loving person that we have ever known. I cherish the memories of the years that we shared together. This springtime, is just not the same without you looking upon it in awe, and amazement of life reborn again. Hopefully, someday we will join you for a lasting reunion, in that big springtime up in the sky.
Scott McCrea
May 22, 2019
I have many memories of this great family. Our sincere sympathies for your loss. Warmly, Scott McCrea
Michael & Karen Kokoszka and children Justine, Patrick and Devin
May 20, 2019
We extend our sincerest condolences to the family of Glenda and to my brother, Ed, upon the sad occasion of her passing. We had the good fortune to be in Glenda's company several times over the years, and she was a kindhearted, warm person that touched our lives.
Kristina G
May 20, 2019
Nana was the happiest person & brightest light I’ve ever met. Every time I would see her, she would have the best stories & I would learn something new. She really did see the beauty in everything & loved everyone and everything. I miss her so much already.
May 19, 2019
She sounded like a special and wonderful soul. I extend to you my sincere condolences.
Theresa Monson
May 19, 2019
To have known you and be loved by you is to Love and met a one of a kind soul! To view life through your stories and thoughts is a true blessing! I can’t express how much you brought to my life! Thank you sharing your heart along with the reasoning behind how you viewed every topic you could research. You are Loved and will be missed! I am blessed.