James L. Monte

February 4, 1934 - January 23, 2020
James L. Monte

James L. Monte, 85 of Wellsville, Ohio passed away at his residence on Thursday, January 23, 2020 following a brief illness.
He was born in Wellsville, Ohio on February 4, 1934 a son to the late Sam and Viola (Buracchio) Monte. Living his entire life in this area, James was a Veteran of the United States Army, worked as a Motor Inspector for Crucible Steel before retiring in 1983 and was a life ling member of the 3rd Street Gang in Wellsville, OH. Jim was always a champion for the under dog, hence a longtime Cleveland Browns fan.
He is survived at home by his wife Linda (Wicker) Monte whom he married September 9, 1995; a very special daughter in his heart: Ashley Ash and her husband Dave of Negley, OH; a brother: Mike Monte and his wife Nancy of Wellsville, OH and a sister: Jean Ann Monte of Anaheim, CA.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers: Ralph, Steve, John, Paul and Sam and three sisters: Rita, Mary Jo and Virginia.
Services will be held at the MacLean Chapel of the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists in Wellsville on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6 PM with Father Scott Kopp as Celebrant.
Family will be present to receive friends at the MacLean Chapel on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 from 3 PM up until the time of the service at 6 PM.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in James’s name to the favorite charity.
Family and friends may view this obituary or send condolences online at carechapel.com or by visiting the Care – MacLean Chapel facebook page.


Service

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:00 PM

Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists – MacLEAN Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, Ohio 43968
330-532-1553

Visitation

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Care Funeral and Cremation Specialists – MacLEAN Chapel - Directions
509 Riverside Avenue
Wellsville, Ohio 43968
330-532-1553

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  • January 26, 2020
    Cheryl J Skinner,Tri-State Military Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of James L. Monte, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, James L. Monte, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • January 26, 2020
    Fred and Mary Frost says:
    Jim always had a smile when we saw him! He will be missed! RIP Jim!

  • January 27, 2020
    Toni Corbisello Figley says:
    Condolences to Jim's family. So sorry for your loss.