Gaetano Monteleone of Lower Makefield Township, PA passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 8, 2019 at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was 83.
Born in New York, NY, son of the late Philip and Emilia Gatto Monteleone, he resided in Lower Makefield for the past 43 years.
A graduate of Fordham University, Gaetano established his own business, Industrial Distribution Service, based in Yardley, PA. He honorably served in the US Army, and was a devout member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lower Makefield.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, he is survived by his best friend and wife, Helen Connors Monteleone; three sons and daughters-in-law, Philip and Robin Monteleone of Fayetteville, NY, John and Carolyn Monteleone of Haddonfield, NJ, and Gaetano and Ria Monteleone of Morgantown, WV ; two daughters and a son-in-law, Christine and Stewart Smith of Lansdale, PA, and Patricia Murphy of Collegeville, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Angela and Bill Specht of Ocala, FL; preceded in death by sister Marie Madden. Gaetano leaves behind 13 beloved grandchildren: Veronica, Emily, Andrew, Annelise, Sarah, Nina, Patti, Abby, Sean, Hanna, Colleen, Gaetano, and Olivia.
Friends may call at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA, from 9AM to 10:15AM on Monday, May 13th, with his funeral Mass being celebrated at 10:30am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gaetano's honor to the Alzheimer's Association https://www.alz.org/.