Marina Digenakis, 37, of Muncy, passed away surrounded by her family Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport.
Born Sept. 2, 1982, in Athens, Greece, she was the oldest daughter of Kimon Digenakis and Carol Ann (Ulrich) Digenakis, who survive.
Marina was a 2000 graduate of Muncy High School. She previously attended Bloomsburg University. Recently she was working alongside her family in the local family business, Telepole Manufacturing.
A free spirit, she enjoyed life, music, tattoos, cooking, candy and the color purple. Marina was very photogenic and enjoyed taking selfies. She was kind and caring, a loyal friend, and always was concerned about others’ wellbeing. Marina loved spending time with her niece and nephew, and will forever be missed by her family and friends.
Surviving in addition to her parents are a stepmom, Adriana Mihaylova Digenakis, of Muncy; a stepdad, Norm Szamocki, of Montgomery; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Melissa and Chris Koch, of Muncy, and Dr. Alexandra Digenakis, of Durham, N.C.; a niece, Abigail Mae Koch, and a nephew, Oliver Roy Koch.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Pavlos and Marina Digenakis, and maternal grandparents, Jacob and Edith Ulrich.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Sept. 13, at noon, at the First United Methodist Church, 602 S. Market St., Muncy, with the church pastor, Rev. Richard Robinson, officiating. Friends will be received following the service in the church social hall.
The family will provide the flowers and suggests memorial contributions be made to raising drug awareness through education and community awareness, by donating in Marina’s name to Saving Lives for Zachary, 1315 Pennsylvania Ave., Williamsport, PA 17701 (online at www.savinglivesforzachary.com/donate), or the West Branch Drug and Alcohol Abuse Commission, 213 W. Fourth St., 2nd Fl., Williamsport, PA 17701.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grenoblefuneralhome.com.