sorry to inform the Class of '93 and the Lee community
that Teresa Mancini Minko passed away
Monday, April 3, 2023 surrounded by
Teresa was born on September 10, 1976
to Anthony J. Mancini and Linda S. (née McDonald)
Mancini in Portsmouth, NH. Teresa graduated from Robert
E. Lee High School in 1993 and studied International
Business and Finance at James Madison University.
After graduation she worked for
various companies in the International Business sector
including Capital One in McLean, VA, the Academy for
Educational Development (AED) in Washington, DC,
Development Training Services (dTS) in Arlington, VA and
most recently as a project manager for Palladium Group
in Washington, DC. Her work for these companies gave her
the opportunity to engage her passion for travel and
helping those who were socially and economically
disadvantaged. She spent considerable time in South
Africa and Liberia, as well as shorter stints in
Colombia, Nigeria, and Belgium. Between work and
leisure, Teresa visited over 30 countries worldwide.
Teresa is survived by her five year old son David Ronny
Minko as well as her mother and father and two sisters,
Lisa Anne (née Mancini Dean) Merkatoris of Sturgeon Bay,
WI and Sister Mary Clare Mancini, OCD of Alhambra, CA
along with multiple nieces and nephews.
Teresa will be greatly missed by her family and all her
friends. A private person, with a fierce sense of
independence, she enjoyed foreign travel and assignments
in pursuit of her career goals and the friendships she
made along the way.