Predeceased by his wife Frances and brothers Jeff and Bert.
The eldest of four boys, he is survived by his brother Leslie of London, England.
Loving father to Carol Brady (Mike) of Caledonia, Jacqueline Sargent (Bob) of Georgetown and Robin (Susan) of Whistler, B.C. Grandfather to Meghan, Courtney, Jared (Meredith) and Sean, and Great-Grandfather to Sydney.
Born in Bromley, Yorkshire, and a graduate of the Leeds College of Technology in Mechanical Engineering.
Commissioned to the British Army, Monty served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He was transferred to the Indian Army where he commanded workshop companies serving in Southeast Asia, specifically India, Burma, French Indo-China and the Dutch East Indies.
He was discharged in 1947 with the Rank of Major, and returned to England where he married and began a career in manufacturing research.
In 1952 he immigrated to Canada with his family, initially working at Westinghouse in Hamilton, Ontario, as a member of the team that produced the first Canadian Homing Torpedoes. He later returned to the aluminum industry.
Special thanks to Comfort Keepers of Oakville, Monty's team - Gina, Joan, Nanette, Cristher and Dr. Corrine Breen for their compassionate care and commitment to Monty and family over the past 5+ years. Also to the staff at Churchill Place for recognizing and engaging "Major Monty" every day.
Family and friends are invited to join us at the J.S. Jones and Son Funeral Home, Georgetown, on Thursday January 25th from 7-9 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held in the chapel on Friday January 26th, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (with visitation from 10:00-11:00 a.m.) Reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, at Monty's request, memorial contributions to The United Jewish Appeal, Salvation Army, Alzheimer's Society or Oakville Hospital would be appreciated.