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Official Obituary of

John Richard Montgomery

September 12, 1935 ~ March 29, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

John Montgomery Obituary

 John R. Montgomery, 88, left this life early Friday morning, March 29, 2024, at the Signature Health Care Center following an extended illness.    He was born on September 12, 1935, in Rising Sun, Indiana the son of Earl and Dora Montgomery.

John had graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1953 and enlisted in the United States Air Force where he honorably served as a career until his retirement in 1975.   Mr. Montgomery married the love of his life Esther (Ortiz) Montgomery on November 20, 1969, in Hawaii and she survives.  Mr. Montgomery had worked for Indiana Glass in Dunkirk for 20 years following his Air Force stint retiring after 20 years of service.  He was very active in various organizations in Dunkirk such as the Order of the Moose Lodge, the American Legion, and the Elks Lodge.  He enjoyed being with his family.

Besides his wife of 55 years, Esther, he is also survived by three daughters, Christin Whittenburg (Robert), Muncie, Rose Marie Fugate (Clayton) Fairfield, Ohio, and Mary Lynn Pearson, Amissiville, Virginia; two brothers, Thomas Maymi, Texas and Elvis Maymi, Florida; fifteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great, great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and three sisters.

Cremation has been chosen.  Parson Mortuary Cremation Center is entrusted with these arrangements.

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