Charlotte Montillo passed away at the age of 80 on December 23, 2022.
Charlotte was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Her incredible dedication and patience was continuously shown in the endless amounts of time she spent attending family activities and being with her family.
Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, she was the only child of Loraine and Amos Cormier. Charlotte graduated from Regis College in Massachusetts and earned a MS in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. It was at RPI where she met and fell in love with Francis Montillo. They married and moved to Yorktown, NY where she worked as a chemist at IBM. Soon, they moved to Wappinger Falls, NY where she and Frank raised their two children, Gina and Albert, in a wonderful neighborhood of many friends. After several years as a homemaker, she earned a MS in Computer Science from Union College and worked for many years as a programmer at IBM in East Fishkill, NY.
Thirty years ago, Charlotte and Frank moved to Wake Forest, NC where she continued working for IBM and later, Keane They became long-time parishioners of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church. Charlotte had many hobbies including her love for flower and vegetable gardening, as well as sewing and quilting. One of her favorite interests was making quilts with Threads of Love for the Neonatal Unit at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh, NC.
Charlotte was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of almost fifty years. She is survived by her children, Gina Taffe (John) of Raleigh, NC and Albert Montillo (Andrea) of Dallas, TX and her six grandchildren, Michael, Joey, Franceso, Nicolas, Mary Charlotte and Anthony. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Clara Montillo of West Newton, MA.
Visiting hours in the Magni Funeral Home, 365 Watertown St, Rt. 16, Thursday, Dec. 29 from 4-7PM and again Friday morning at 9:30AM before proceeding to Our Lady Help of Christians Parish, 573 Washington St, Newton for a 10:30AM Funeral Mass. Burial Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.