John E. Montano

January 12, 1927 ~ November 21, 2021 (age 94)


John E. Montano age 94, of Hopwood, Pa, passed away peacefully at home with his loving family at his side on Sunday November 21, 2021. He is the son of the late John and Elizabeth Montano.

He is the beloved husband of the late Rita Hodgson Montano and his first wife the late Mary O'Connor Montano. Also preceded in death are his siblings brother George Montano, sisters Marie Hodgson, Evelyn Palumbo, and children, son Robert and daughter Joanne.

Surviving family members to carry on his memory are his children Steve and Lisete of Florida, Elizabeth and Jim Giunta of New York, Vicki and Don Burd of Hopwood, Sheryl and Ross Burkett of Hopwood. Grandchildren Chris Montano, Danny and Paola Montano, Matt Giunta, Eric Giunta, Marybeth and Rob Liguori, Don and Teresa Burd, Scott and Laura Burd, Tammy and Cory Becker, Tony and Mary Burd, Cindi and Steve Meeks, Ross and Garika Burkett, Jen and Wendale Boyd, Jimmy Roybal and Jonathan Roybal. Great grandchildren Courtney and Chris, Hunter, Shelby, Lilly, Tristan, Caleb, Brandon, Brian, Alanna, Austin, Kyle, Ryan and Jazmine, Tyler, Alyssa, Jamon and Kayla, Johnia, Jorie, Tyler and Brenden and one great great granddaughter Jolianne and several nieces and nephews. Also surviving is special family friend, Dr. Paul Means.


John was a devoted father, grandfather, and great grandfather who truly loved his family. He enjoyed building model airplanes and boats. He loved reading and playing golf. He was a retired Plasterer.

All services are private for the family and under the direction by the DONALD R. CRAWFORD FUNERAL HOME HOPWOOD, PA.

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