TORRINGTON - John P. (Jack) DelMonte, 70, of Torrington passed away Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 while in the company of family members at his home. He was the husband of Kathleen Bartis DelMonte.
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John was born in Torrington, CT on Nov. 3, 1940, the son of the late John and Mary (Ascenzo) DelMonte. He was a graduate of Oliver Wolcott Tech and served in the US Air Force from 1958 to 1962.
He was the owner of DelMonte Construction in Torrington, retiring in 2005.
He was a member of Torrington Elks Lodge, and his true love was for woodworking in his shop. He enjoyed trips to Wildwood NJ with family and friends, Cape Cod, and the Casinos. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends in his retirement years.
In addition to his wife, he leaves sons Keith DelMonte and wife Kim of Fairport NY, Wayne DelMonte and wife Amanda of Harwinton, and Scott DelMonte of Torrington and grandchildren Jordan, Jillian, Emily, Ryan, Linsay, Vincent, and Mitchell. He is also survived by three brothers, Dennis DelMonte and wife Kathy of North Carolina, Raymond DelMonte of Torrington, and Ronald DelMonte and wife Mary of Bantam, as well as in laws William and Jeanette Dzurnak, Helen Hubert, Nancy and Eddy Hague, and Joyce Jacques, many nieces and nephews.
Friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Harwinton, at 10 AM on Tuesday, October 18th, with burial following at Saint Peter Cemetery. Friends may call Monday 5:00 to 8:00 PM. at Phalen Funeral Home 285 Migeon Ave Torrington. The family requests donations to The Center for Cancer Care 200 Kennedy Dr Torrington, CT 06790 and would like to express their deepest appreciation to Dr Brandt, Dr Goldman, and Dr Gottfried and the staff at The Center for Cancer Care, especially K.K. and to VNS Hospice and all their families for their love and support www.phalenfuneral.com.
Published in The Register Citizen on Oct. 16, 2011