Roderick Joseph Monte Sr, 80, of Payson, died Sept. 5, 2000, in Payson. He was born Feb. 7 1920, in Newark, N.J.
Mr. Monte was an Army veteran and a retired warehouse manager. He married Lucy Torsiello on July 11, 1942.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy, of Payson; son and daughter-in-law Roderick Jr. and Elizabeth Monte of Payson; daughter and son-in-law Catherine and Gregory Sarena of Cave Creek, Ariz.; three sisters, Audrey Haines of Toms River, N.J., MaryLou Finch of Cottonwood, Ariz., Deloras Acerlo of Yonkers, N.Y.; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8 at St. Philip the Apostle Church, 511 S. St. Philips Street.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.