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Anthony Joseph Montelaro

September 27, 1932 ~ November 2, 2020 (age 88)


Anthony Joseph Montelaro passed away on Monday, November 2, 2020, at the age of 88. Preceded in death by his beloved wife of 64 years, Carol Richardson Montelaro, and his parents, Charles V. Montelaro and Antoinette Sunseri Montelaro. Survived by his children, Charles A. (Deidre), Louis J. (Alice), Michael H. (Rebecca), Damian F. (Rebecca), Antoinette M. Horridge (Gregg), and Anthony V. (Deborah). Brother of John F. Montelaro and Anna M. Cusimano. He was the grandfather of 14 and the great-grandfather of 12. He is also survived by 7 nieces and nephews.

Mr. Montelaro was a member and past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus Edward J. Stoulig Council #3528, past President of the Executive Club of New Orleans, and was a long time parishioner of St. Lawrence the Martyr Parish and more recently Our Lady of Divine Providence. He was a Corporal of the 94th Engineer Company Field Maintenance Division for the United States Army, proudly serving his country during the Korean War.

After returning from Korea, Mr. Montelaro returned to his job at Park Davis where he met Carol. He worked many years at Pendleton Guard and Security Services and then became President of Solar Guard and Security Services in 1991.

Services for Mr. Montelaro will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate mass via livestream on Greenwood Funeral Homes website at Burial will follow after mass in Greenwood Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online, at

Click here to view a webcast of the service on 11/9/2020 at 10:50 AM, Central Standard Time.



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