Monte Moody

July 17, 1932 ~ November 3, 2018 (age 86)

Monte R. Moody, age 86, of Mars, passed away on Saturday evening, November 3, 2018 in the comfort of his home with his family at his side.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA on July 17, 1932, he was the son of the late Robert and Frankie Christy Moody.

Monte was the owner of M.R. Moody Sales and Service, Inc. in Mars. He was a founding member and Rules Chairman of the East Coast Four Wheel Drive Association and also belonged to the Pennsylvania Snow Seekers Snowmobile Club.

He attended the Valencia Presbyterian Church.  He also belonged to the Mars Rod and Gun Club.

Surviving are two daughters, Barbara A. Smith and Jody L. Kennedy, both of Mars, four sons, Bruce E. Moody of Cranberry Twp., William A. Moody (Julie) of Mars, Montgomery R. Moody of Zelienople and Scott H. Moody (Monique) of Sarver, his grandchildren, Justan L. Moody (Jamie), Joshua Sunderland, Haley Moody, Scotty Moody, Samantha Moody, Evan Moody and Emmeline Kennedy, his great grandchildren, Jaden, Coltan,  Ember and Madison.

He was preceded in death by beloved wife, Marilyn J. Shermer Moody, a granddaughter, Nicole Smith, his sisters, Dorothy “Doris” Mincer, Ann Farringer, and Margaret “Peggy” Peron and his brothers, Robert Moody and Charles Moody.

Friend will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc., 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Wednesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. Services will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. James Kirk, pastor of the Valencia Presbyterian Church, officiating.   Burial will be in Greenlawn Burial Estates, Mt. Chestnut. Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 2403 Sidney St. #230, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Directions and condolences are available at


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