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Montraville E. "Monte" Lybrand

April 16, 1926 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 94)

Obituary

Montraville E. “Monte” Lybrand, age 94, of Drexel Hill, PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 28, 2020. 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Montraville S. and Margaret (nee Crowley) Lybrand. 

Monte was a graduate of John Bartram High School.  He went on to serve his country honorably in World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater in the U.S. Army.  He was wounded in action in Okinawa and received the Purple Heart Medal and the Bronze Star.

Upon returning from the war, Monte was employed with the Veterans Administration as an insurance claims manager and educational liaison.

Monte was the beloved husband of the late Catherine R. (nee Rafferty) Lybrand; the loving father of Kathleen Murtagh (Bob), Donna Rutkowski (the late Joseph), Jennifer Glenn (Mark), Montraville G. “Monte” Lybrand and Claire Barnes (Kenneth).  He was the devoted grandfather of 9 and great-grandfather of 9, with one great-grandchild expected in November.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Viewing, Thursday, July 2, 2020, 9:45 – 10:45 AM at St. Bernadette of Lourdes Church, 1035 Turner Avenue, Drexel Hill, PA  19026, followed by his Funeral Mass 11 AM.  Interment SS. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to Canine Partners for Life, 334 Faggs Manor Road, Cochranville, PA 19330, would be appreciated.

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
July 2, 2020

9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Funeral Mass
Thursday
July 2, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Bernadette Parish Church
1035 Turner Avenue
Drexel Hill, PA 19026

Interment
Thursday
July 2, 2020

SS Peter & Paul Cemetery
1600 Sproul Road
Springfield, PA 19064

Donations

Canine Partners for Life
334 Faggs Manor Road, Cochranville PA 19330

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