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Richard G. Montville

August 6, 1942 ~ November 19, 2022 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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Richard Gunnar Montville, 80, of Lubec Road died November 20, 2022 at Middlebury Convalescent Home.

Rich was the husband of Ellen (Reifschneider) Montville. Rich was born August 6, 1942 in Waterbury, son of the late Walter G. and Lois (Truelove) Montville. A lifelong resident of Middlebury, he cherished his years on Lake Quassapaug. He was a member of the Middlebury Congregational Church.

Rich was a graduate from the Williston Academy and Nichols College. At a young age, he served in the Army branch of the National Guard.

A well-known insurance broker, he had a long career in Woodbury at the W.J. Burton Insurance Agency.

Rich volunteered at the Waterbury Hospital and served as the head of the Child Guidance Clinic in Waterbury.

He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed reading and re-learning to play the piano. He appreciated fine art and music.

Ever gregarious, Rich had many friends and acquaintances. When he began traveling on Ellen’s airline passes, it seems he always knew or befriended someone on the plane or in the destination city.

He adored dachshunds Lily and Addie.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his son Samuel H. Montville, sister Karen Albini, and brother Jeffrey Montville. He leaves behind grandchildren Donovan and Molly Montville and Mary Kate and Shannon Fitzsimmons-Montville.

At Rich’s request there will be no funeral services. To send an online condolence visit

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to or Lake Quassapaug Association, P.O.Box 285 Middlebury CT 06762.


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