Monty Benedict Gonsalves, passed at home surrounded by his loving family on January 4, 2021. He was born on November 19, 1959 in Georgetown, Guyana where he attended primary school at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic, Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara and High School at St. Stanislaus, Brickdam, Georgetown. He started his career at the Royal Bank of Canada, in Georgetown, Guyana and departed for the United States in 1982. While attending Baruch College in New York City, he continued his career in the Banking Industry, working for Chase Manhattan (now JP Morgan Chase), and BNY Mellon over the next 35 years. His entrepreneurial drive enabled him to also open a prominent hardware store in Queens, NY.
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Monty was the beloved-
Husband of Skakuntala Gonsalves
Son of Celestine Gonsalves and Oswald Butts
Brother of Raymond and Judy Gonsalves
Father of Hemwattie Gonsalves-Hoq and Devi Gonsalves
Father-in-law of Mohammad Hoq
The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring'd with the azure world, he stands.
The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;
He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls.