Alan J. Montella

Alan J. Montella, age 68, peacefully went to be with his Lord and Savior; resident of Elmhurst, formerly of Shelburn, IN and Lynwood, IL; Native of Chicago Heights, IL; 4th degree Knight of Columbus, member of The Brute Society, Evansville, IN; member of many professional associations centered around a professional career in Healthcare with 23 years as CFO of Sullivan County Community Hospital; beloved husband of Judy, nee Jarecki; loving father of Robert (Suzanne) and the late Amy Lynn (Matthew) Guca; proud grandfather to Papa’s boys Jacob and Nicholas Guca and Evan and Nolan Montella; dear brother of Raymond (Deanne) Montella. Visitation Thursday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (½ mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 9:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607 or St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or

Memorial Service Program




3:00 p.m.until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126




8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, Illinois 60126




9:30 a.m.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
134 Arthur Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126




In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls, 1140 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL 60607


St. Jude Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

25 comments on “Alan J. Montella
  1. Tom Hudgins says:

    Al was a a great friend and colleague. His joy for life was always present. His contribution to the future of healthcare in Sullivan, IN will never be forgotten. My deepest sympathies to Judy and the family.

  2. Stephen Murphy says:

    Until we meet again Alan. I say goodbye to a Friend, Mentor and the best leader I have ever known. You will be missed!

  3. Mary Howicz says:

    Sue and Rob – I am so sorry for the loss of Alan. I know how hard this is – even when your loved one is ready. My thoughts and prayers are with you! Mary and Chris Howicz

  4. Beverly D'Andrea-Green says:

    My Deepest Sympathy Judy & Family. Sending Love & Prayers
    Beverly D’Andrea-Green


    So sorry Judy, we all enjoyed having Allan in our lives, he will be missed greatly. We will keep him and you in our prayers. JOHN & BARBARA ADAMS

  6. Mary Alessandrini says:

    Am so sorry to hear of his passing. We had many laughs during our 12 yrs of schooling together. May his soul and the souls of the faithful departed, rest in peace.

  7. april dean says:


    I work with Alan for 16 yrs at SCCH, and he was always the boss… but I also knew he was a good friend… Thank you for sharing him with us for so long. Alan now has all the gold his heart could ever need… Rest in peace my friend…. May the lord give you and your family peace during this time of sadness…but also to help you celebrate his going home…

    April Dean– outpt coder at SCCH

  8. Twila Collins says:

    Judy and family, I’m so sorry to hear of Alan’s passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you all. I worked with Alan for many years at SCCH and he was always a pleasure to work for. I have so many fond memories of him I actually still have a “”Montella Bucks” on my bulletin board. I know you will all miss him terribly. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace at this time of loss.

  9. Pam Grindstaff says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Alan was a wonderful man. He will be missed.

  10. Jamee Beard says:

    Judy and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Alan was a great person and will be remembered fondly. He will be sadly missed by all of us at Sullivan County Community Hospital. Prayers to you. Heaven received another Angel.

  11. Carol Hammond says:

    Judy, I am so sorry about Alan’s passing. I certainly understand what it is like to lose your husband. I still miss Guy and always will as you will Alan. Just take advantage of family and friends and therapy which I took advantage of. Anytime I can help please free to call me. May Gods peace be with you at this difficult time. Love Carol Hammond ❤

  12. Kathy Weber says:

    Judy, we were so deeply sad to hear the news about Alan. It was our pleasure to have known the two of you during your time in Sullivan. I know you will miss Alan’s physical presence daily. Hold your memories close; he will be in your heart forever. Our deepest condolences and biggest hugs to you and the family. The Weber’s

  13. Raymond & Diane Haag says:

    Judy, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. So very sorry.

  14. Paula Long says:

    My deepest sympathy, Judy, for you and your family. Alan was not only a joy to work for and with-he was one of the finest men I’ve ever known. He was a phenomenal leader, mentor and friend. His kindness and humor will never be forgotten and I’m very blessed to have known him. I will cherish the memories. My thoughts, prayers, and love are with you.

  15. Bill & Mary Jarecki says:

    Bill and I are so, so sorry for your loss Judy and Robert. Alan is in our prayers as well as your families.
    Love, Bill & Mary

  16. Beth Davis says:

    So sorry for your loss Judy

  17. Sharon Bank says:

    Very sorry for your loss—- blessing Mr Montella gave you Christmas ( important gift to his grandchildren he so treasured). Take comfort he’s at peace after a brave battle but know this is a loss no one can prepare for. With all our love and prayers. Sharon & Jeff Bank

  18. Jackie paulik says:

    Alan was a great man. So sorry for your loss Judy. Stay strong. We all love you.

  19. Joe and Fran Lees says:

    So sorry to hear this about Alan. Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  20. Rose Pruden says:

    Brent, I’m very sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for you and your family.

  21. Brian Borst says:

    Judy, Rob, Sue, Matt, and boys-we are so sorry for your loss and will keep all of you, Alan, and Amy in our prayers and thoughts. Love you all- Brian and Clarissa

  22. Lance Becatti says:

    We have all been blessed to have this wonderful man be a part of our lives. My love to all.

  23. Vicki Marchino says:

    Dear Judy and family, You and Alan have been in our prayers and we continue to pray for you through the difficult days. Vicki and Pat Marchino

  24. Marilyn Nichols says:

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you.
    Riley and Marilyn Nichols

  25. Judy, So sorry to hear ofo Alan’s passting. I worked for Alan at SCCH and he was a great boss. Always listened. My prayers are with you. Sharon Yargus

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