Iva E. Monte, 79, of Negley, Oh. went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 6, 2015, at the Calcutta Health Center following a brief illness. Born in East Palestine, Oh. June 17, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Mamie Fay (Hawkins) Grim and had lived her entire life in this area. Mrs. Monte was a graduate of East Palestine High School, Class of 1954 and the Salem School of Nursing, last working as a Registered Nurse at the former Extended Care Center in East Liverpool.
Mrs. Monte was a dedicated member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church where she enjoyed volunteering for the Vacation Bible School and singing in the choir. She also loved spending time with her family, her friends, and being around and taking care of her animal friends.
She is survived by her husband, Paul F. Monte, who she married on February 17, 1963.
Mrs. Monte is also survived by two sons and their wives, Andy and Rhonda Monte of Beaver, Pa. and Craig and Melissa Monte of Calcutta, her grandchildren, Madelynn, Aubrey, Gabrielle, Abigail, Emily, James and Joseph and a sister, Helen Grim of East Palestine.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by Twin sons, three brothers; Robert, Flavel, and Paul Grim and six sisters; Pat Marchak, Zoe Safreed, Zora Brown, Hazel Brockman, Ila Fay Widowfield, and Beulah Sutherin.
Services will be held at the Mount Zion United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at 11:00 AM with Pastor James Rhodes officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Wellsville, Ohio.
Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home on Monday from 2 to 6 PM and one hour prior to the services at the church on Tuesday.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book, or send condolences online at the funeral home’s Facebook page or by visiting the funeral homes website at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com.
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