MONTIERO, Jr., Phillip
Age 45. Born July 20, 1967 in El Paso, TX to Phillip Raymond Sr. and Loretta 'Lori' June (Bean) Montiero.
Phillip was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend. Phillip was killed by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle on 9/13/2012 in Sacramento, CA. He was married to Mari Anne (DiLoreto) on Sept. 9, 2000. He is survived by his wife, Mari Anne, his children, Robert Wayne, Joseph LaRay, Dominique Angeline, Giovanni 'Gino' Amos, Shayna Elizabeth and Raymond 'Ray' Peter Montiero; two grandchildren, Jordan Robert and Shaquille Dominique Montiero. He is survived by his parents as well as his three siblings, Charles 'Chuck', Sacramento, Anthony 'Tony' Joseph (Rhonda) Montiero of Rio Linda; Tonya (Dennis) Steininger of Rocklin; his Nana, Elizabeth Montiero; his aunts Marvel (Dale) Ireland of Burton, MI, Connie Bean of Boise, ID, Joanne Lopez and Phyllis Montiero of Sacramento, CA and his uncle Gary Montiero (Lita) of Sacramento. He was preceded in death by his uncles Richard 'Big Daddy' Lopez of Sacramento, CA and Donald 'Don' Bean of Boise, ID. He also leaves many great aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends to mourn his passing. His family was always the heart of his life. He will be deeply missed, always remembered and forever loved.
A rosary will be held on Thurs. Sept 20 at 8:00 PM at St Rose Church and a memorial mass will be held on Friday Sept 21 at 11:00 AM also at St Rose Church, 5961 Franklin Blvd. Sacramento, CA. A reception will follow the mass on Friday at Florin Estates, 7447 Bouvais Circle, Sacramento, CA 95828.
A celebration of Phillip's life will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 12:30 to 5:30 PM at Florin Estates.
Published in The Sacramento Bee on September 20, 2012