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Matthew Daniel "Monte"

March 6, 1941 – October 25, 2018

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Obituary for Matthew Daniel "Monte" Montana

Vernon Twp., NJ: Matthew “Monte” D. Montana, 77 years old, passed away peacefully at Villa Marie Claire Hospice, Saddle River, NJ on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Matthew was born and raised in Astoria, NY after marriage, he moved his family to Blairstown, NJ. He then moved back to Astoria followed by Bethpage, NY, before finally settling in Vernon, NJ for the last 14 years.

Monte worked as a construction worker and commercial mover for many years, but his favorite job was the work he did for Hercules inc. Monte took great joy in animals, listening to rock and roll, Sunday sauce, and sitting outside on a hot sunny day. He was an avid fan of the New York Rangers, the New York Giants and followed horse racing. Monte is best remembered as a doting husband, father and grandfather.

Monte is predeceased by a sister, Marion Volpe and is the beloved husband for 52 years of Barbara Montana(nee Walkuski) of Vernon Twp., NJ. Devoted father of Danielle Messina and her husband, Angelo of Astoria, NY, Nicole Amati and her husband, Enzo of Vernon Twp., NJ and Corinne Montana-Stack and her husband, Michael of Bethpage, NY. Loving grandfather of Claudia, Calogero, Angelo, Francesca, Sophia, Nicholas and William Matthew. Dear brother of Joseph Montana and his wife, Ann of Nyack, NY. Cherished by many extended family members.

The family will receive their friends at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94(1 Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, NJ on Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 2-6 PM. Funeral from the funeral home on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 9:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis deSales RC Church, Vernon Twp., NJ at 10:30 AM. Interment to follow at Glenwood Cemetery, Vernon Twp., NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the family would be greatly appreciated.


When Sunday, October 28th, 2018 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Ferguson - Vernon Funeral Home
241 Route 94
Vernon, NJ 07462
Additional Information In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the family would be greatly appreciated.

Service Information

Monday, October 29th, 2018 10:30am
Rev. Christopher Barkhausen
St. Francis de Sales RC Church
614 Rt . 517
Vernon, NJ 07462
Service Extra Info
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the family would be greatly appreciated.

Interment Information

Glenwood Cemetery
Rt. 517
Glenwood, NJ
Interment Extra Info
in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the family would be greatly appreciated.