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The Telegram
  • John Joseph Montalto

  • Mr. John Joseph Montalto, 67, of 302 Second Ave., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center with his family by his side.

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  • Mr. John Joseph Montalto, 67, of 302 Second Ave., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in St. Elizabeth Medical Center with his family by his side.
    He was born in Ilion on March 30, 1945, the son of the late Jack and Nina DiPiazza Montalto, Sr., and he attended Frankfort schools. He served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on Sept. 8, 1967. John was employed with Chicago Pneumatic for 33 years and later for Remington Arms until his retirement in 2010. He was a communicant of Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church, a member of Ilion Moose Lodge No. 1010 and the St. Francis Di Paolo Society, Frankfort.
    John is survived by his beloved companion of 20 years, Dorothy Evans, of Frankfort; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Matthew Montalto, of Ilion, and Petty Officer First Class Michael, and Georgeann Montalto, of Miss., serving with the U.S. Navy; one brother, Jack Montalto, Jr., of Herkimer; one sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and John Delisle, of Chesapeake, Va.; two grandchildren, Carson Montalto and Matthew Robert Montalto, Jr.; two aunts, Roberta Sportello and Mary Sportello, both of Frankfort; one nephew, John Mark and his wife, Lisa Delisle; one niece, Tracy Delisle and her companion, David Taylor; two great-nieces, Emily and Gianna; his special cousin, Josephine La Forte and family and several cousins.
    His funeral will be held Monday morning at 10 a.m. from the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc., 203 Second Ave., Frankfort, and at 10:30 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by the Rev. Leo Potvin and assisted by Deacon James Bower. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery later in the spring with full military honors. Calling hours will be Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the V.J. Iocovozzi Funeral Home, Inc. Members of the St. Francis Society will meet Sunday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home for services.
    Expressions of sympathy may be placed on John’s online memorial page by going to www.iocovozzifuneralhomes.com.
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