Robert James Monahan
November 26, 1930 - April 7, 2011
Robert James Monahan, 80, of New Canaan, died Thursday, April 7th, at home. He was the husband of the late Marie O’Donohue Monahan.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, November 26, 1930, son of the late Joseph and Margaret Devine Monahan, he was a 1953 graduate of Fordham University. Mr. Monahan served in the U. S. Army Intelligence Corps in the early fifties. Prior to retirement he was a stockbroker and member of the New York Stock Exchange with the firm, Alex Brown and Company, of Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Monahan had been a New Canaan resident since 1998 and previously of North Stamford.
Survivors include a son; David Robert Monahan, and wife Siobhan, of Port Chester, New York, one daughter; Bridget Marie Monahan Kerlek, and husband Jason, of Bristow, Virginia, one sister; Joan Maher, of Glen Ridge, New Jersey, a brother; Joseph Monahan, of Staten Island, New York, six grandchildren; Michael, Teresa Marie, Katerina, and Patrick Liam Kerlek, Brendan Robert Monahan and Christopher George Monahan.
A Solemn High Requiem Mass will be celebrated Monday, at 10:00 AM, in St. Mary Church, 669 West Avenue, Norwalk. Entombment will follow in Putnam Cemetery, 35 Parsonage Road, Greenwich.
Friends may call Sunday 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk.
The Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 PM, in the funeral home, led by Father Richard Cipolla.
Contributions are requested to Sisters of Life, St. Paul the Apostle Convent, 586 McLean Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10705