James R. Montgomery


Age 58, of Verona, passed on May 6, 2021. James is survived by his wife, Arnel Montgomery, and his son, Ryan Montgomery, both of Verona, and sister, Jill Montgomery of Redding, California and his father, Weldon D Montgomery of Watsonville, California. James graduated from the University of California, Davis in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering and immediately joined the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program at Mare Island Naval Shipyard in Vallejo, California. Jim and Arnel moved to Pittsburgh in 1995 when he was offered a job with the Naval Reactors Field Office in West Mifflin. He worked there until his retirement in 2021. A memorial service will be held at Mt. Hope Community Church, 12106 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/online-documents/en/pdf/forms/donate-by-mail-form.pdf