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Jorge Monges
1928 - 2021
Starks & Menchinger Chapel - Saint Joseph
2650 Niles Rd
Saint Joseph, MI

Dr. Jorge Monges, 93, of Stevensville, formerly from Long Island, N.Y., passed away Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at Crown Point in Stevensville.

A celebration of life service will be at noon, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Road, St. Joseph, with Pastor Tim Pietrogallo officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. to noon Friday. A private burial will be held at Hickory Bluff Cemetery in Stevensville.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Habitat for Humanity.

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Jorge was born May 20, 1928 in Torreon, Mexico, to Ulises and Soledad (Irigoyen) Monges.

Jorge graduated from Medical School in Mexico City.

On Aug. 8, 1956, he married Evelyn Swanhild "Swanny" Halvorsen in Brooklyn.

Jorge was a doctor for Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, N.Y. for many years. He loved the Lord, his daily devotional, and the senior fellowship at The Chapel, St Joseph. Jorge enjoyed going to the St. Joseph Lincoln Senior Center, spending time outdoors, golfing, Zumba, and playing his harmonica. Above all, Jorge cherished his family.

Jorge is survived by his children: Clifford (Paula) Monges, Cynthia (Rob) Allen and Daniel (Jennifer) Monges; grandchildren: Russell (Alexandria) Monges, Jeffery (Amanda) Monges, Mandy (Nathan) Kahne, Samuel Allen and Marcie Allen; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and beloved family members.

Jorge was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Evelyn "Swanny" Monges; and sister, Marina Kasten.

Published by The Herald-Palladium on Nov. 15, 2021.
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Cyndi, Cliff and Danny, May God bless you and console you in your time of sorrow. I am certain your dad is up in heaven with your mom and my dad. They are so happy to be together again and are watching over us all. Your mom is singing, your dad is playing his harmonica and my dad is feeding everyone!! God bless you all. Much love, Lisa
Lisa Cordeiro Cobb
November 22, 2021
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