Mary A. Monohan
FUNERAL HOME
Matthew Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc
2508 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY
Mary A. Monohan Devout Catholic, 93 Mary A. Monohan, 93, of Castleton Corners died peacefully of natural causes Saturday at her home surrounded by her family. Mary was a graduate of St. Paul's grammar school and attended Curtis High School. As a young woman she worked for Great American Insurance in Manhattan. During WWII she assembled walkie talkies for the troops. In 1949 she married Dennis Monohan and then went onto raise seven children. Mary was an active parishioner at St. Rita's Church on Staten Island. She was a Eucharistic Minister and active member of the Mother's Club, Women's Guild, Quilter's Club and Prayer Group. Her caring nature and gentle disposition made her an endearing friend to many in the parish. Mary was predeceased by her husband Dennis of 52 years, her parents, Mary and Patrick Donovan and brother John. She is survived by her two sons, Dennis (Rochelle), Gerard (Diane), and five daughters, Mary Ellen Beckner, Nora Maloney, Patricia Steinert, Margaret Mournet (William), and Anne Rauscher and her sister Margaret Velluzzi (Richard). In life she was surrounded by 13 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren which gave her great joy. Funeral from Matthew Funeral Home, 2508 Victory Blvd., SI, NY 10314 on Wednesday 10:15 AM. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Rita RC Church 11:00 AM. Internment to follow St. Peter's Cemetery. Friends will be received on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations to St Rita's Church, 281 Bradley Avenue, SI NY 10314 in Mary's name will be greatly appreciated. Matthew Funeral Home 2508 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, N.Y. 10314 (718) 761-5544
Published by Staten Island Advance from Jun. 13 to Jun. 14, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
15
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Matthew Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc
2508 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Jun
16
Funeral
10:15a.m.
Matthew Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc
2508 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Jun
16
Mass of Christian Burial
11:00a.m.
St. Rita RC Church
NY
Jun
16
Interment
St. Peter's Cemetery
NY
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Mrs Monohan was kind gentle soft spoken soul. She always had a smile for everyone, God Bless her and her family!
Erik Running
Friend
June 15, 2021
Condolences and deepest sympathy in the loss of your mom.And to Margaret Velluzzi we're so sorry for the kiss of your sister.
Kerber Family
Acquaintance
June 15, 2021
My godmother Marie Groves née Monahan spoke often of her brother Dennis’s wife sorry for your loss❤
Linda Graves
Friend
June 14, 2021
Rest In eternal peace Mrs Monohan, a devout Catholic, and a wonderful woman who always greeted you with a heartfelt smile and a kind word. You brought a lot of joy to my life. I will forever remember our conversations about faith and family. You will be missed.
Colleen Whelan
Friend
June 14, 2021
Mary was truly a gentle and kind person. She was my mom’s best friend. Now these two friends will share the joy of heaven. My deepest condolences to my childhood friends, Dennis,Mary Ellen,Nora, Tisha,Margaret and Gerard. May God comfort you all. ,Thank you Mary for your friendship to my mom and dad. You will be missed by many. Rest in the presence of God.
Barbara Doty
Neighbor
June 13, 2021
So sorry to learn of Mary's passing. I can truly say that she was one of the kindest and caring woman I ever had the pleasure of knowing. I will always have fond memories of growing up on Fanning St. surrounded by outstanding neighbors.
Kathleen Costello Daniel
June 13, 2021
One of the sweetest people I have ever known. My condolences to all.
Dermott
Friend
June 13, 2021
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