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“We are so sorry to hear this sad news. We always looked forward to visiting with Monty and Shellie at high schoolreunions. He was always so friendly,...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Marjean and Maynard Werner - CO

“Shelly,Paul,and family.Im very saddened for the loss of Monty.My heart and prayers are truly with you.I dont believe I will ever meet a better smile...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Christian conrey - NJ - Friend

“Shelley. My thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family. Monty was a special and awesome friend and enjoyed talking to him about so much. He...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Wright - Capemay court house, NJ

“Shelley. My thoughts and prayers to you and your entire family. Monty was a special and awesome friend and enjoyed talking to him about so much. He...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Wright - Capemay court house, NJ

“Shellie, sorry to learn of Monty's passing! Our prayers are for you and your family! Dick & Evelyn Pfaltzgraff ”
5 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Pfaltzgraff - NJ

“Sorry to read of the loss of Monty. I met him this year when he came out to my home to measure for my awning. He was genuine and we hit it off...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: John Surace - Port Republic, NJ

“We were so saddened by Monty's passing. What a great guy he was. Always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. People like him are rare in this...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Steve and Sheryl Burkhart - KS

“Shellie - So sorry for your loss. Monty will be very missed in our neighborhood. He always shared his smile and his warmth was so welcoming! ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Suzanne Zapf - Ashland, OR

“I met Monty through mutual friends while in committee for the Eagles Fly for Leukemia golf tournament. He was one of nicest man I had met. He was...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jeanette Higbee - Cape May, NJ

“Shellie, so sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Susie Alderson - Valley Center, KS

“Our thoughts are with Shellie, Paul and family. Can't single out one especially great memory from a whole bunch! Monty was a great guy and a...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: GASSER GLENN - Jenseen Beach, FL

“ONly knew Monty for a couple of years yet shared meals, parties, and good times together. A fine gentleman that loved life. I'll miss him and his...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Al Steele - Highland Beach, FL

“Many years ago my daughter was brutishly attacked and in critical care, Monty could not come to the hospital fast enough with a huge rag doll...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: sharon kalinay - Kingston, PA

“Monty Tibbitts was bigger than life, with a kind heart and good soul. He was a great entrepreneur who could sell you anything he believed in. We...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Oseychik - Simsbury, CT

“When I first met Monty you could tell he was a wonderful person, my memory of him was tap dancing in Zada's room and the smile he brought to every...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Linda Stevens - Newton, KS

“What a good and dynamic man. Many years ago Shellie and Monty were visiting us in California. Going to dinner at an an extremely busy restaurant in...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Curt Carlson - Temecula, CA

“So sorry for your husband Tyler died last month... ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Susan Van Rossum - NJ - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear that Monty is no longer with us. We remember so many good times so many years ago. Our thoughts are with Shellie and all of...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Fred and Joan Flippin - Key Largo, FL

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Lamont Ralph Tibbitts

Son of Ralph Lamont Tibbitts and Helen Brown Tibbitts, born 7/3/1939 in Hutchinson, KS. Surrounded by his wife and family, Monty passed away 12/14/2018, Cape May County, NJ after a brave battle with brain cancer.

Monty spent his childhood in Kansas. Following his marriage to Shellie England in 1967, they moved to Pennsylvania and he became life long entrepreneur. He enjoyed creating businesses and working with people. Twenty years were spent in real estate development and property management. He then moved on to supermarket services providing vending machines, video games, and video rental departments to supermarkets and convenience stores on the East Coast. Not content with retirement after moving to Stone Harbor, NJ, Monty's zest for life and love of business prompted him to form All Seasons Awnings.

Monty was also a golfer, boater, pilot and could often be seen on the links at Stone Harbor Golf Club. He was a patriot and proud of his country, its flag and its veterans.
His positive outlook and sense of humor awarded him many friends. Monty had a passion for the poor and served on the Middle Township Mayor's Commission for Affordable Housing. He also volunteered in rescuing furniture and household items and distributing them to those in need.

Monty is survived by his wife, Shellie, Son, Paul Lamont Tibbitts (Lynn), Ocean View, NJ, five grandchildren Kenny Carfagno (Teresa), Quakertown, PA, Amanda Burchell (Brandon) Ocean View, Jenna Tibbitts, Ocean View, Marissa Harris (Josiah) of Ocean City, Joshua Paul Lamont and two great grandchildren, Avery Grace Burchell and Noah Harris, five step grandchildren, Kenny, Christianna, Kolby, Kye, and Kasey.

Monty's sister and brother-in-law, Jody and Jimmy Vickers reside in Palm Desert, CA. He is also survived by sisters-in-law, Linda Connolly of Cape May, NJ and Dana England, Kansas City, KS; brother-in-law Jeff England (Lonnie), Kansas City, KS. Nephews, Michael Connolly (Nancy), Linwood, NJ, Robert Connolly (Evonne), Washington, D.C., Scott England, Kansas City, Chris England (Annie) Kansas City and Blake England, Denver, CO, four great nieces, Caroline Connolly, Olivia Connolly, Shayne Connolly, and Maeve Connolly.

Monty was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 95th Street and Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ 08247, where a service will be held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Beacon Animal Rescue, 701 Butter Road, Ocean View, NJ 08230 or New Jersey Nature Rescue, Steve Serwatka, 2353 Route 47, Delmont, NJ 08814.