In Memory of



Obituary for Olga Monchak

Olga “Olya” Monchak, 93 passed away on December 1, 2022. Olya was born in Lawrence, MA to the Very Rev. Prokopy I. Marchenkoff and his wife Alexandra (née Beliachevsky). Olya grew up in Norwich, CT and was a proud graduate of Norwich Free Academy (NFA). As a young woman, she worked in the foreign department of Bankers Trust Company in New York City and was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi, and was active in the Russian Orthodox church community throughout her life. Since her youth, Olya was know for her beautiful alto-soprano
singing voice, and expressed her joy of singing in quartets, on stage, and for her beloved church. She lived in Paterson before moving to Montclair ten years ago, residing most recently in Bloomfield. Olya was predeceased by her beloved Husband, John Monchak. Devoted mother of John Mark Monchak and wife Deepa Sadhwani-Monchak. Cherished grandmother of Anya and Nayan Monchak.