Ruben Montanez

Montanez, Ruben "Gallo" age 84 of Wayne at rest in Wayne on July 28, 2017. Beloved husband of the former Ana I. Lebron of Wayne. Loving father of Iris Carcich of Emerson, Naomi Montanez of Mendham, Ana Viera of Wayne, Maria Montanez of Allendale, AZ, Ruth Maine of Kathleen, GA, and the late Ruben Montanez (2016) and Kim Roman (1987). He is also survived by 19 grandchildren and over 20 great-grandchildren. Born in Salinas, Puerto Rico he lived in Salinas until 1950 before coming to the mainland and moving to New York, NY. He also lived in Paterson before finally moving to Wayne. He was the pastor and founding member of Christian Assembly of God, New York, NY. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Thursday at 10:00 AM. Interment to follow at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may visit Wednesday 4:00 - 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN would be appreciated.