Joseph J. Monetta, 74, of North Abington Twp., died on Wednesday at home.
Born April 21, 1947, in the Bronx, he was the son of the late Joseph Anthony and Anna M. (Sclafani) Monetta. Joe graduated from St. Helena's High School and honorably served his country in the New York Army National Guard. He married the late Linda Lee (Barlow) Monetta on Sept. 12, 1971. Joe retired from MetLife as VP of Customer Service after 37 years.
Joe enjoyed playing chess with his daughter, Jennifer, target shooting, hearing updates about his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, watching movies and spending time with Jennifer's dog, Luci.
Surviving are his three children, Christina Murri and husband, Doug, of Sugar Grove, Ill.; Jennifer Monetta and fiancé, Paul Coleman, of Factoryville; and Gregory Monetta and wife, Ashley, of Dalton; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Joe was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. Dominic J. Monetta.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Jennings-Calvey Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., 111 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit, PA 18411. A funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home. A private interment will take place in Hickory Grove Cemetery, Waverly Twp.
Due to a significant allergy, no flowers can be accepted by the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, t2t.org.
For directions, or to leave an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.
Jennings-Calvey is honored to serve Joe and his family.