Age 98, of Turtle Creek, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2019. Al epitomized what it meant to be a member of "The Greatest Generation." His legacy of love for family, friends, God, and Country live in our hearts forever. Beloved husband of 70 years to the late Anna Doris Farr Montgomery. Survived by his most special and devoted friend, Johanna Ostrawski. Dear father and father-in-law to Linda and Bill Kent, Thomas and Connie Montgomery, and Beth and the late Edward R. Haldie. Devoted grandfather of Allison Kent Rippole with Damian, Jason Kent with Saundra, Timothy Montgomery with Sarah, Nathan Montgomery with Meredith, Jeffrey Kent with Briana, Mitchell Kent, Ben Montgomery with Courtney, Abby Montgomery Schade with Aaron, Edward A. Haldie, and Heather Mae Haldie. Cherished great-grandfather of Tyler, Sammy, Jacob, Owen, Maya, Milo, Emmett, Anna, Julia, Alexis, Kyle, Leona, Owen, Stella, Sam, Adelyn, George, and Audra. Preceded in death by his parents, Samuel George and Lois Howe Peake Montgomery. Al honorably served in the Army Air Force during World War II, where he was a member of a B-29 Squadron stationed on Tinian Island. Following his military service, he worked as a pattern maker for Westinghouse Airbrake for more than 40 years. After retirement, he worked for Nelson Memorial in East McKeesport. Al was a faithful and long-time member of the Electric Heights Methodist Church. He was a member of the VFW, Masons, American Legion, Optimist Club, and the Senior Harmonicats. Friends will be received Sunday, November 17, 2019, from 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the JOBE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, INC., 118 Shaw Ave., Turtle Creek (412-823-1950). Funeral Service will be Monday, November 18, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Electric Heights Methodist Church, 601 James St., Turtle Creek. Everyone please meet at the church. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Electric Heights Methodist Church. www.jobefuneralhome.com.
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PostedNovember 16, 2019