Thursday, May 06, 2021


Donald A. Monack


Donald A. Monack of Branford passed away peacefully on April 8 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Jacqueline Burns Monack.

Donald was born May 25, 1925, to Anthony and Anna Monack in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. He attended Penn State and graduated from Purdue University. Donald was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving honorably in World War II. He worked for many years as a maintenance manager at U.S. Steel. Donald loved being with his family, was an avid sports fan, and especially enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.

Donald is survived by his children Donald R. (the late Susan) Monack of Mashpee, Massachusetts, Robert L. (Angie) Monack of East Haven, and Jeffrey G. (Sue) Monack of Branford; sister Elaine Keefe of North Carolina; grandchildren Michael, Brian, Melissa, Sonny, and Julia; and great-grandchildren Drew, Ellie, Olivia, Maxwell, Cecelia, Charles and Grace.

He was predeceased by siblings Michael Monack, Vivian Dixon, and Roseanne Wolfram and a grandson, Gregory.

Funeral services are private. The W.S. Clancy Memorial Funeral home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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