December 17, 1935 - November 18, 2013

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MONAHAN, TERENCE M. JR., 77, of Montpelier, died November 18, at the Woodridge Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 17, 1935, in New London, Conn., the son of Terence M. Monahan Sr. and Almira (Eggleston) Monahan. He graduated high school from Norwich Free Academy in 1953. He then enlisted into the United States Navy from 1954 until his honorable discharge in 1957. He furthered his education at the University of Connecticut, receiving his bachelor’s degree in business administration/accounting in 1961, and later at Boston College, where he received his master’s degree in business administration in 1970. He began his career at the First National Bank of Boston, where he started as a teller and worked his way up to investment officer. From 1971 to 1977, he was vice president of the Colonial National Bank of Danvers. From 1977 until his retirement in 1998, he worked for the Small Business Administration in Montpelier as a loan officer. On Oct. 15, 1977, he married Susan Eldred at the Christ Church in Andover, Mass. Locally he was a member of the American Legion Post 3. He was a former vice president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and also president of his sophomore class at UConn. Survivors include his wife, Susan Monahan, of Montpelier; two daughters, Meghan Monahan and her partner, Luther Morway, of Barre Town, and Kelley Monahan and her partner, Chad Palmer, of North Ferrisburg; four grandchildren; two brothers, Dennis and wife, Sharon Monahan, of Uncasville, Conn., and Jerry and wife, Deborah Monahan, of Norwich, Conn.; as well as many nieces, nephews, family and friends, as well as close family friend Maureen Sullivan. He was predeceased by his parents, and nephews Dennis Monahan Jr. and David Monahan.

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