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John H. Montague

June 12, 1946 — January 25, 2024

Unionville, PA

     John H. Montague, age 77, of Unionville, Pennsylvania, passed away on January 25, 2024, at his home in Unionville, PA. He is survived by his spouse, Patricia (Buckley) Montague, with whom he shared 55 years of marriage.  Born in Doylestown PA, he was the son of Harry Montague Jr. and Marie (Parry) Montague. He grew up in Hatboro PA.  

     John graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1968 and was drafted into the US Army where he served from 1968 to 1970.  He worked as an accountant for both Dupont and the Chester County Finance Department, retiring in 2006.    

     John and Pat lived for 50 years in their beautiful home in Unionville PA. John enjoyed working on several antique automobiles, one of which was his grandfather’s, and touring with them with the Model T Ford Club.  He was an avid collector of antique furniture, anything historical, particularly if it dealt with Unionville, and taking care of the house and yard.  John enjoyed his life in Unionville and talking with fellow community neighbors and friends.  

    He was a member of the Unionville Presbyterian Church.    

    John will be remembered for his love and kindness to his family and friends and his unforgettable sense of humor.        

    In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother, Russell Montague (Toni); his nieces and nephews, Julie McGoldrick, Carey Reynolds, Brett Montague, Erik Cohen, and Jeremy Cohen; as well as a number of cousins and extended family members.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his in-laws, Curtis Buckley and Jean Buckley.   

     Interment will be private.  A memorial service will take place at the Unionville Presbyterian Church at a later date.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Unionville Presbyterian Church, 815 Wollaston Road, Kennett Square, PA 19438, click here to donate, or the Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company, 36 Firehouse Drive, Unionville, PA 19375, click here to donate

    Arrangements are by Matthew J. Grieco of Grieco Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. (484-734-8100) of Kennett Square.  To view John’s online tribute, and to share a memory with his family, please visit


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