Thursday, January 10, 2013
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Rudolph "Rudy" Montana, 71, of Citrus County, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Sunshine Gardens in Crystal River, Fla. He was born on May 2, 1941, in Vineland, N.J., to the late William and Lena (Comparri) Montana. Rudy was a teacher at Remapo High School in Franklin Lakes, N.J., for 30 years, and former president of the Sugarloaf Shores Property Owners Association on Sugarloaf Key, Fla. He arrived in this area six years ago, coming from the Florida Keys, and previously, from New Jersey. Rudy was a Catholic by faith, and a member of the Democratic Club of Citrus County. He enjoyed reading, cooking, gardening, listening to doo-wop music, and restoring his El Camino. He was predeceased by one sister, Betty Medio. Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Margaret (Aversa) Montana. Other survivors include one son, John Pierce, and daughter-in-law, Suzanne Seeley of Bloomingdale, N.J.; one brother, William Montana Jr.; and one granddaughter, Annaka Faith. Private arrangements under the care of Charles E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, Inverness, Fla.