Olean – Sidney L. "Sid" Monroe "Loving Father, Grandfather, & Great Grandfather"
Sidney L. Monroe 80, of Alder Street, Olean passed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 at Cuba Memorial Hospital.
Sid was born January 18, 1940 in Bradford, PA and was the son of Melvin and Alice Puhl Monroe. He was formerly married to Sally Skiver Mazza.
Sid was a 1958 graduate of Otto-Eldred High School. He began working at the Rocket Oil Company in Portville when he was 18 years old, before he became the owner/operator in the mid 1970's, later moving to the Rocket Oil Company in Olean for over 35 years as a well-known and respected mechanic.
Sid was a life-time member of the St. Stephens Club and enjoyed spending time with his buddies at the Pulaski Club, which he often referred to them as his second family.
Sid is survived by; 4 children, Bradley S. (Carla) Monroe of Olean, Christina (Ron Gay) Monroe of Penn Yan, Susan L. (Larry Prunoske) Robinson of Geneva, and Michael S. (Wendy) Monroe of Bradford, PA; 7 grandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda, Jeffrey, Cory, Colton, Jamie, and Andrew; 18 great grandchildren; and 2 nieces, Rhea (Jim) Childs and Terry Ferryington.
Sid was predeceased by; his parents; a sister Bernice (Marlyn) Ferrington, a nephew, Richard (Dick) Ferrington; a grandson, Joseph Veno in May of 2019; and a great granddaughter, Isabella Glenn in 2014.
Friends will be received at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 East State Street, Olean, on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, at which time a Funeral Service will be held. Burial will be at West Genesee Cemetery in Obi. Online condolences may be made at www.LetroMcIntoshSpinkFuneralHome.com
In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech Street, Johnson City, New York 13790.