Peter Alphonse Monty Sr., 82, of Vergennes
VERGENNES — Peter Alphonse Monty Sr., 82, of Vergennes, Vt., died in his home in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 5, 2020.
He was born on Aug. 7, 1937, in Enosburg, Vt., the son of Leo Paul Monty and Marie Reine (Blanchard) Monty.
At the age of 18 he began four years of service in the United States Armed Forces (Army) and went on to work at Whitmore Grain Company for two years, where he became a welder. He married Veronica May (Margiotti) Monty in the fall of 1964. She died June 8, 2000. He opened his own auto body garage in 1969 as Pete’s Autobody in New Haven Junction.
He was a longtime member of the Vermont Tractor Pullers Association and was awarded many trophies in his lifetime. He belonged to The Fraternal Oder of Eagles in Vergennes, and The American Legion Post 14 in Vergennes.
Peter is survived by his son Peter A. Monty Jr. and wife Lynn; stepchildren Debbie (Poro) Blaise and Vinny Poro. He was predeceased by stepson Gary Poro and granddaughter Ashley Spring Poro, and by his brother Andrew Monty.
His grandchildren are Jacob Monty and Jamie Monty. His step-grandchildren are Melissa Casey, Heather Bedard, Ryan Poro, Mason Evarts and Dustin Evarts. His first great-grandchild is due around his birthday this year. His step-great-grandchildren are Megan and Hunter Casey and Kayla Blaise. His brothers are Louis Monty and Joseph Bernard Monty.
Calling hours will be held at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Vergennes on Wednesday, July 8, from 6 to 8 p.m. and are open to the public. Funeral services will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Thursday, July 9, at 10 a.m. and are open to the public. Please bring a mask for the services.
To send online condolences to his family visit brownmcclayfuneralhomes.com.◊
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