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Mary Christine Montgomery

MARY CHRISTINE MONTGOMERY (nee De Angelis) age 93, beloved wife for  56 years of the late Jerry K.; loving mother of Nanette Wilson (husband Stephen) Karyn Brown (husband Jeff), Robyn Melkerson (husband Ted), and the late Timothy; devoted grandmother of Shelby and Mitch Brown, Jeremy and Jessica Wilson, Nicole (nee Melkerson) McNamara (husband Derek), Kyllan (nee Melkerson)  Smearman (husband Jacob) and Theresa (nee Melkerson)  Trench (wife Zelda) and great-grandmother of Isabella, Elle, Vince, Giovanni, and Atalina; cherished daughter of the late Salvatore and Brigida (nee Sanelli) De Angelis; cherished sister of the late Barbara Sabelli (husband Enrico, deceased), Luisa Aponte (husband Enrique, deceased), Antonio De Angelis Sr. (wife Joanne, deceased), Aurelio De Angelis (wife Mabel, deceased), and Francesco De Angelis (wife Sue); dear aunt and great-aunt of many, treasured friend of Elizabeth Lajueness and Karen Lisenberger.

Mary was born on October 6, 1928 in Cleveland and passed away on June 21, 2022. A lifelong Catholic, she was a faithful parishioner of St. Mary’s Church in Chardon, where she was a member of the bereavement and prayer groups and the Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary. Mary worked at the library and was a secretary for various Chardon businesses. She also sold real estate and volunteered at Geauga hospitals.  Mary was talented at many hand crafts, including sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, counted cross stitch, and embroidery. She also enjoyed reading, cooking, and eating ice cream, especially vanilla and butter pecan, which were her favorites.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Mary to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The City Mission, or a charity of your choice.

Cremation by DeJohn Crematory.

Mass of Christian Burial Monday, June 27, 2022 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 401 North St., Chardon, OH 44024 at 10 AM. Private burial at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Mary at THE CHURCH from 9-10 AM.

Arrangements by DeJOHN Funeral Home & Crematory of Chardon (formerly Ritondaro).

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