Montgomery ‘Monty’ Earl Jarvis

ST. ALBANS: Montgomery “Monty” Earl Jarvis, 64 years old passed away, on December 19, 2021, at his home surrounded by his beloved family. 

Monty was born in Windsor, Vermont to Robert and Shirley Jarvis. He married his longtime best friend, soulmate, ‘Little Chickadee’ on May 29, 1982. Theresa was the love of his life of 50 years. 

Monty worked as a diesel mechanic for many years at Bonnette Welding, S.B. Collins, and then he became self employed at Monty’s Repair. He loved being in the garage, playing in the grease. 

On January 4th, 1997, Monty was in a bad snowmobile accident which caused him to have to retire early. He had several hobbies from watching NASCAR racing, racing at Thunder Road, Catamount, Airborne in New York, to going on cruises with his family, and going to the casino. He also had a love for hunting and guns.

He leaves behind his wife, Theresa Jarvis; sons, Norman and daughter-in-law Sam Lockerby, Brian and daughter-in-law Annie Lockerby; daughter Bobbi Jo and son-in-law Justin Magnan; his grandkids: Kelsie, Alex, Abbie, Ryan Garrett, Nate, Ashley, Taylor, Morgan Montgomery, Austin, Wyatt Earl, Montgomery Lei; and great-grandkids, Callen, Lucas and Nik. He is also survived by his brother Amos and sister-in-law Judy Jarvis, his sister Sindy and brother-in-law Jr. Vanguilder; and several nieces, nephews and cousins; as well as, like a son Derek “Whippie” Tetrault.

He is predeceased by his father and mother Robert and  Shirley Jarvis, stepmother Barbara Jarvis, brother Kevin Jarvis, nephew Gary Vanguilder, his special dog Buddy, both sets of grandparents and great-grandparents.

The family would like to thank everyone at Bayada Hospice for the wonderful care provided.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, January 3, 2022 at A.W. Rich Funeral Home – Fairfax Chapel from 11am to 1pm followed by a memorial service at 1 pm.  

Memorial contributions in Monty‘s memory may be made to the Humane Society in St. Albans, Vermont or St. Judes Cancer Center for Children. 

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