JoAnn B. Monty

January 24, 1946-July 1, 2011Loved to help her familyLITTLETON, NH - JoAnn B. (Percy) Monty, 65, passed July 1, 2011 after a long battle with COPD with her loving family by her side.JoAnn was born January 24, 1946; the daughter of Willie K. and Alice (Bishop) Percy of Newport Center, VT. She attended the Newport Town Schools.JoAnn was employed in the grocery business in VT and NH for many years and later in the banking business. She was the branch manager for Northern Lights Federal Credit Union for 19 years and then went to work at Lowes in the cash office for a short time until she became very ill with her COPD.JoAnn had many hobbies such as gardening and cake making.  She also enjoyed camping and loved cooking big meals for family and baking with her little buddy, Matthew. JoAnn loved to watch Matthew and Michael play sports. Her greatest love of all was taking care of her grandsons, Michael and Matthew.JoAnn married the love of her life Charles Monty on August 10, 1974 who passed away September 7, 2005.JoAnn is survived by a very special niece who was like a daughter to her, Tina Percy Miller and her husband David and grandsons Michael and Matthew Miller. JoAnn is also survived by her siblings, Stewart Percy and Marjorie Annis of FL and VT; Roland and Theresa Percy of Williamstown ,VT; Rudolph and Marlene Percy of Newport, VT; Marion and Maurice Tice of Derby, VT; Jean and Richard Kelley of Newport, VT; Shirley Percy of Littleton, NH; Louise Falconer and Robert McKinney of West Charleston, VT; Susan and Mario Vachon of Newport, VT; stepdaughters, Louise Monty of St. Johnsbury, VT; Theresa and Robert Dimick of St. Johnsbury, VT and Marie and Jamie Dimick of Cabot, VT. JoAnn also leaves behind some very special nieces and nephews that she thought the world of.JoAnn is predeased by her loving husband, Charles Monty, her parents, Willie and Alice Percy, brothers Ralph and Lawrence Percy, stepson Stephen Monty, in-laws Charles and Valeda Monty, sister-in-law Jacqueline Vozzella and brother-in-law Paul Monty.A celebration of Joann’s life will take place at the Glenwood Cemetery for family and friends on Friday, July 15, 2011 at 2 p.m. with a reception to follow at the VFW in Littleton, NH.Memorial donations may be made to The Littleton Babe Ruth Association, PO Box 631, Littleton, NH 03561 and Copper Cannon Camp, PO Box 124, Franconia, NH 03580.Arrangements and care have been entrusted to the Pillsbury Phaneuf Funeral Home and Crematorium in Littleton. For more information, go to the obituary section of our website at