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Mr. Monte Zopatti
  • Granite State Independent Living
    21 Chenell Drive
    Concord, NH 03301-8539

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“Carolyn and Sylvia, My sincerest condolences on the death of your father. He was a very well liked man. I don't know if you remember me. I'm...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Beverly (Fraser) Havens - Auburn, MA

“Carolynn. I am sorry for your loss. My father passed always also this month on March 15th. I am sure they both had a good life among us. God...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Diana Rodriguez-Lozano - MD

“I have sweet memories of Uncle Monte, he came to every baby shower, bridal shower, family events and weddings with Auntie Ivory. They were the most...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Joy Bnia - Burlington, MA

“I will always remember Monte and his kind words over the phone when he needed to get rides to a Doctors appointment. Usually if the weather was good...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ann Gentile - Reading, MA

“Rest in peace Monty-it was my pleasure getting to know you-You made a difference in my life and I'm a better person for knowing you. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Mike giguere - Reading, MA

“I did not know Monte for a long period of time. I was in the right place at the right time, as is said, to be able to meet him. I was working with a...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Michael McLaughlin - Reading, MA

“Thinking of all of you. Hugs. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Karla M. Schmit - State College, PA

“THANK YOU FOR BEING THE FATHER OF OUR WONDERFUL DAUGHTER-IN-LAW.GOD BE WITH THE FAMILY. WE WILL REMEMBER THE GOOD APPLE PIES YOU BROUGHT WHEN YOU AND...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: MR AND MRS DAVID L. JONES - PA


Monte J. Zopatti, born on October 14, 1919, a longtime resident of Reading, MA, passed away on March 23, 2016. Formerly of Roxbury and Cambridge, MA, Monte is survived by daughters, Carolyn and Sylvia, son-in-laws Douglas and Seth, and grandchildren James, Jennifer, Bret, and Ross. Ivy, Monte's wife of fifty-five years, passed away in 2003.

Prior to WWII, Monte worked in Coply Plaza Hotel in Boston. After the war, he worked until retirement as a plater - coating metal objects electrolytically with decorative or protective surfaces.

During WWII, Monte was a member of the 144th Armored Signal Company, which was a unit of the US 4th Armored Division that led Patton's charge across Europe. He carried messages and equipment by jeep in the Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe campaigns.

Monte and Ivy owned and enjoyed a cottage on New Hampshire's Ossipee Lake for over thirty years. The combined lake and city living that Monte provided, by working two or more jobs at a time, were a real advantage that both his daughters remember fondly.
He was an active member of the Fellowship Bible Church of Burlington, MA and regularly attended the Wakefield retired men's group.

A celebration of life will be held for Monte at Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden Street, READING on Monday, March 28th at 11:00am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family prior to the service at 10:30am in the Funeral Home. Interment with military honors at Charles Lawn Memorial Park, Reading.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Monte's memory to Granite State Independent Living, 21 Chenell Drive, Concord, NH 03301-8539.