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Timothy Joseph Monnat
September 29, 1960 - May 14, 2020

CARTHAGE – Timothy Joseph Monnat, 59, of Tooker Hill, Town of Croghan, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020, in the village of Croghan.

Born on September 29, 1960, in Lowville to Stanley F. and Norma A. (Bolivar) Monnat, he attended Fr. Leo Memorial School and Beaver River Central School, graduating in 1979.  Next, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and between his active duty and the reserves, he served for twelve years.  In 1980, he met Teresa Anne Evans, a native of Louisiana.  They, subsequently, married in 1982.  Their first son, Anderson David Monnat, was born in 1983.  Their marriage, however, ended in divorce.

A few years later, Tim married Amy J. Lyng, and his family grew to include his stepson, Gregory D. Lyng.  On December 9, 1987, Tim and Amy had their first son, David Lee Monnat, and on November 28, 1991, their second son, Matthew Gary Monnat.  For twenty-six of the twenty-seven years Tim and Amy were married, he worked for Climax Manufacturing at Carthage Specialty Paperboard, Inc.  Their marriage, however, also ended in divorce.

Always hunting, fishing, and trap shooting, Tim loved wildlife and the outdoors.  Of all his activities, he liked hunting trips the most.  In addition, he enjoyed spending time in the woods with his boys and friends.  Always ready to tackle any project, lend a hand, and give his shirt off his back, he was willing to help anyone in need.  Moreover, he loved his dogs, Cheyenne and Kira.

His survivors include his sons, Anderson, and his wife, Lacy, and Matthew, and his fiancée, Angela Schwendy; his stepson, Gregory, and his wife, Holly; his grandson, Mason Monnat, his granddaughters, Hailey and Sara Monnat; his step-grandchildren, Theodore and Alexis Lyng; his parents, Stanley and Norma; his brother, Thomas, and his wife, Brenda; and his brother-in-law, David; as well as several nieces and nephews. Tim is predeceased by his son, David; his brother, Gary; and his sister, Kelly Garrison.

A communicant of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Tim wished to be cremated with a private committal service at St. Stephen’s Cemetery.  Memorials in Tim’s name may be made to the Beaver River Memorial Post #1663, P.O. Box 217, Croghan, New York 13327.

Sundquist Funeral Home, Lowville, New York, 2020.

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