Lynn Manko, Facilities

Lynn Kimmelman Manko, former staff member in Penn’s Facilities and Real Estate Services, died on January 1. She was 75 years old.

Ms. Manko came to Penn in 1977 to fill the newly-created position of assistant to the director of athletics for promotion and group sales. She went on to serve as the assistant to the director of Physical Plant and became a facility manager before leaving Penn.

Previously, Ms. Manko conducted events for the National Junior Tennis League of Philadelphia and coordinated ticket sales for the U.S. Professional Indoor Tennis Championships. She had a degree from Boston University.

At the time of her death, Ms. Manko was serving as the chair of volunteer annual giving and vice chair of the central committee of the Philadelphia Orchestra Association and a member of the boards of directors for the Mural Arts of Philadelphia and the Symphony House Condominium Association.

She is survived by her husband, Joseph Sr., a former adjunct at Penn Law; children, Joseph Jr. (Jennifer Porges), Glenn and Wendy Singer (Steven); and grandchildren, Dean and Alexandre Porges Manko, Mackenzie and Sydney Manko, and Sarah and Sofia Singer.