Angela A Chonko

March 30, 1915December 16, 2017

Angela Chonko, beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away December 16, 2017 in The Woodlands.

She was born to Anna and Frank Lipski in Bayonne, New Jersey, March 30, 1915. She grew up in New Jersey and moved to The Woodlands in 1980.

She was a member of Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in The Woodlands. In addition to being the most loving mother, grandmother, and Gigi, Angela was an avid reader, master bridge player and accomplished seamstress. She was a volunteer at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital for almost 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings; husband, Vincent; son, Mark; grandson, Matthew; and great granddaughter, Olivia.

Angela is survived by daughter, Christine Riedel (Arthur) Katy, Texas; daughter, Patricia Goodpastor of The Woodlands; grandson, Cody Riedel (Marie) Weston, Florida; Amy Riedel (Jeff) Katy, Texas; Christopher Goodpastor (Kelly) Austin, Texas; Sarah Goodpastor-Rice (Ken) Durango, Colorado; Faith Chonko, Austin, Texas; Jon Chonko (Jacquie) Brooklyn, New York; and five great grandchildren, Benji and Ellie Rice, Emma Mannion, Weston Riedel, Violet Goodpastor, and nephew Larry Lesho.

The family wishes to thank the staff of the Bridge to Rediscovery Unit at The Forum of The Woodlands for the compassionate care and friendship they provided Angela the past several years.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church, The Woodlands, Saturday, March 24, 2018.

The family is grateful for condolences but declines flowers or donations except for the charity of your choice in her name.


Angela A Chonko

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Forstine Morris

January 12, 2018

Pat, sincere condolences to you and your family. You were blessed to have her in your life for so many years. She was a very lovely lady.

Yvonne Bohanon

January 10, 2018

So sorry for your loss, Angela was a kind and generous neighbor and afforded my family many kindnesses over the years.

January 8, 2018

Please accept my sincere condolences to family and friends. May God give you strength and peace during this difficult time (Psalm 29:11).


December 27, 2017

To the Family, I am sorry for your loss. May your hearts find comfort in fond memories and God's beautiful promises for the future. JOHN 6:40