Earl J. Montague

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EAST MONTPELIER - Earl J. Montague, 85, of Putnam Road, East Montpelier, died at his home on Saturday, May 11, 2013.

He was born Sept. 27, 1927, in Barre, Vt., the son of Arthur Edgar and Gertrude (Rooney) Montague. He attended schools in Barre and graduated from Spaulding High School in 1945.

Earl enlisted in the U.S. Navy immediately following his graduation from high school, and served until the end of World War II. He re-enlisted into the Navy and continued his service into the Korean War. He was stationed on the USS Prairie, a destroyer tender. Earl was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars 792 of Montpelier.

Earl was married to Pauline Leonard White on Nov. 7, 1965. They have two children, Dianna "DJ" and Arthur. Mrs. Montague predeceased him on March 4, 1997.

Earl and Polly owned and operated several businesses together including Green Mountain Monitoring & Medical Alert, Green Mountain Answering Service, and Signal Security Systems. Earl was also a restaurant owner and operator of the Twin City Lane Restaurant, Chef's Restaurant on the Barre-Montpelier Road, and the Water Wheel Restaurant in Groton. They also operated a family farm on Putnam Road for several years.

He is survived by a daughter, Dianna Jean "DJ" Montague; a son, Arthur Mason Montague; two grandchildren, Ryan David Belliveau and Allison Sarah Belliveau, all of East Montpelier; two sisters, Merle Jean Pieramico, of Rochester, N.Y., and Lois Ann Foss, of Plainfield, Vt.; and a brother, David John Montague, of Derry, Ireland.

Earl was predeceased by a sister, Diane Mary Perreault.

A funeral Mass will be offered at 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at St. Augustine Catholic Church.

There will be no calling hours.

Burial with military honors will be at Doty Cemetery, East Montpelier.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to of Central Vermont (Internet search of central Vermont) or to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice Inc., 600 Granger Road, Barre, Vt. 05641, or at www.cvhhh.org.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com and go to Earl's obituary.
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Published in Times Argus from May 13 to May 14, 2013
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