Born in New York, NY, son of the late Philip and Emilia Gatto Monteleone, he resided in Lower Makefield for the past 43 years.
A graduate of Fordham University, Gaetano established his own business, Industrial Distribution Service, based in Yardley, PA. He honorably served in the US Army and was a devout member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Lower Makefield.
Beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, he is survived by his best friend and wife, Helen Connors Monteleone; three sons and daughters-in-law, Philip and Robin Monteleone of Fayetteville, NY, John and Carolyn Monteleone of Haddonfield, NJ, and Gaetano and Ria Monteleone of Morgantown, WV ; two daughters and a son-in-law, Christine and Stewart Smith of Lansdale, PA, and Patricia Murphy of Collegeville, PA; a sister and brother-in-law, Angela and Bill Specht of Ocala, FL; preceded in death by sister Marie Madden. Gaetano leaves behind 13 beloved grandchildren: Veronica, Emily, Andrew, Annelise, Sarah, Nina, Patti, Abby, Sean, Hanna, Colleen, Gaetano, and Olivia.
Friends may call at St. John the Evangelist Church, 752 Big Oak Road, Morrisville, PA, from 9 AM to 10:15 AM on Monday, May 13th, with his funeral Mass being celebrated at 10:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gaetano’s honor to the Alzheimer’s Association https://www.alz.org/.