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Montague, William P.

William P. Montague, a resident of Dedham for over 50 years died  September 22, 2009 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He was 85. Bill was born in Boston, the son of the late Joseph E. & Nora E. (Gorman) Montague. He graduated from Antelope County High School in California. Bill entered the Army in March of 1943 and was honorably discharged in November of 1945. He served with Company F of the 15th Infantry Division during World War II and received 2 Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. After his military service he worked for the United States Postal Service for 15 years in Boston. Bill was a Supervisor Hearings Officer for the Registry of Motor Vehicles on Nashua St. in  Boston for 32 years, retiring in June of 1989.  He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Post #42 in Dedham, the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association, the Society of the Third Infantry division of the United States Army, the Anzio Beachhead Veterans of World War II and the Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Inspectors Association. He is survived by his wife of 63 years Theresa C. (MacDonald) Montague of Dedham; his children Edward J. Montague of Santee, CA, Gail Montague Schober of Plymouth, Stephen Montague of Albuquerque, NM, and Wayne T. Montague of Chicago, IL; his sister Lillian Flanigan of Venice, FL; 8 grandchildren and  6 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his brothers James, Leo, John and Lawrence Montague, and his sisters, Josephine Sauve and Dorothy Sauve. Visiting hours will be held Friday 4-8 pm at Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton St., Dedham. Funeral services Saturday at 10 am at the Funeral Home. Burial will be private. Donations in Bill’s memory may be made the the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation,, 9221 Ward Parkway, Suite 400, Kansas City, MO 64114-336.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Ed Cole
    September 25th, 2009 | 2:15 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. -Steve’s co-workers in Albuquerque.

  2. Jim
    September 25th, 2009 | 3:42 pm

    On behalf of the MMVIA,our deepest sympathies to the family on your loss.

    His name has been added to our Registry Inspector website honoring his memory.

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