John Edward Monahan, age 70 of Dayton, passed away July 30, 2015. He was born February 16, 1945 in Chicago, IL to the late John E. and Virginia Monahan.
John is survived by his loving wife of nearly 18 years, Janet Monahan; children: Julie Linder, Katie Erbaugh, Meghan (Scott) Morgan, John Monahan and William Pittl; grandchildren: Kyle, Kelly, Hayley, Alyssa, Max, Jonah, Leo and Billy; sisters: Margaret "Peg" Monahan and Eileen Martorano; many nieces, nephews and friends.
John was a graduate of the Roosevelt Military Academy. He was a proud member of the U.S. Army. John was a Sharpshooter and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. Before his retirement, John was an employee of the Voss Auto Network. John was of Irish decent and was blessed with the gift of gab. He was loved and will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 pm on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3940 Kettering Blvd., where the funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday.
Burial and military honors to follow at Dayton National Cemetery.