June 15, 1935 – September 23, 2020
Meri Kono, 85, of Omaha, was born in Albania (Epirus), on June 15, 1935 and passed away on September 23, 2020.
Preceded in death by husband, Mike (Mihal) Kono; parents, Kristostom and Anastasia (Korovesi) Celo; brother, Stefan Celo; and sister, Lirri Celo. Survived by sons, Gregory Kono and Irakli (Rocky) Kono; daughter, Sofia Kuehn; grandsons, Michael and Bryant; sister-in-law, Niki Celo; and many relatives living in Connecticut, Albania and Greece.
Private Church Service and Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 602 Park Ave., Omaha, NE 68105; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org; or the Open Door Mission, www.opendoormission.org.