Adolph J. Monson

Adolph J. Monson of North Attleboro and Pompano Beach, Fla., died Jan. 18, 2014, at age 97. A World War II veteran, U.S. Army, Al was born and raised in Wisconsin. In 1944, he settled in Quincy. He worked as a cook at Eddies Diner, for HP Hood in Boston and in 1955, opened Als Drive-In. Ten years later, he and his wife Ella May sold the franchise and opened up the Martin & Monson Sales and Mobile Home Park on Rte. 1 in Foxboro. They then purchased and managed Guertins Gardens and Rustic Pines Estates in North Attleboro. Al and Ella traveled extensively. Al was active in the community where he was a member of the Lions Club and the Mobile Home Assoc. An avid golfer, Al enjoyed courses in Florida and Mass. He also enjoyed bowling and playing cards. Predeceased by his wife, Ella May of North Attleboro, his sisters, Myrtle Olson and Charlotte Indhal and brother Alton Staff, all of Wisconsin, Al is survived by many nieces, nephews and good friends. He will be missed by all who knew him. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Jan. 23, from 9 to 11 a.m. immediately followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home, 74 Elm St., Quincy Center. Family and friends are invited. Burial is at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Als family would like to thank each one of his caregivers who made such a positive difference in his daily life. For directions and online guest book, please visit 617-773-2728

Funeral Home

Dennis Sweeney Funeral Home
74 Elm St Quincy, MA 02169
(617) 773-2728

Published in The Patriot Ledger from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014