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Harold Montanye

Harold Montanye, Jr. of Accord, NY died suddenly on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. He was 79 years old. Harold was born on March 23, 1934 in Newburgh, NY; he was the son of Harold and Irene (Heller) Montanye.

Mr. Montanye was an avid race car driver and was known as one of the best racers around. Later in life he enjoyed golfing and was an avid Horseman.

Harold is survived by his children, Phyllis Depuy and her husband Butch of Milan, DE, Kirby Montanye and his partner Robert of Prunedale, CA, Keith Montanye and his wife Trish of Stephentown, NY, Sharon Cosgrove and her husband Bob of Kerhonkson, Helen Depuy and her husband George of Stephentown, NY and Kevin Montanye and his wife Cindy of Kingston, NY; his brothers, George Montanya, Howard and Richard Montanye; his sister, Lillian Schoonmaker and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Harold was predeceased by his brother William and sister Maryjane Montanye.

Friends are invited to join in a celebration of Harold’s life at the Accord Fire House, 22 Main Street, Accord on Saturday, February 22nd from 2-6pm. 

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I have some really great memories of Friday nights at Accord speedway watching your father kick ass on the track. I smile when I think about it. Please accept my sincere condolence.

david krom Feb 26 2014 12:00 AM

To all of Harolds family,

Knew Harold from his stay at the Delano he talked of his family often in only the way Harold could.  Alot of soul behind that crusty exterior.

Martha Robinson Feb 22 2014 12:00 AM


We are very sadden by the passing of Harold, a great stockcar driver of the Flying M and friend. Bob and Pat Boyer

Patricia Boyer Feb 21 2014 12:00 AM

TRADITIONAL FUNERAL BASKET was sent by Jerry and Deb Brown .

Kevin and Cindy and your family -- thinking of you, and very sorry for the loss of your father. Jerry and Deb Brown

Gerald Brown Feb 21 2014 12:00 AM