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Msgr & Navy Capt Joseph Richard Lamonde
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“fATHER JOE MAIRRED MY HUSBAND TOM AND I AT ST COLMAN IN 1976. MAY HE REST IN PEACE ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Maddamma - NORTH VERSAILLES, PA

“I served with Joe at NAS Jacksonville. It was my second duty station and first chapel I served as a Southern Baptist Chaplain. We became friends...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Frank Johnson CDR, CHC, USN - VA

“I have been trying to get in touch with you for years. I am so sorry we lost touch. Now I have to wait until I see you at the pearly gates. You are a...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Frank Lasch Jr - Niceville, FL

“BILL AND ELLEN I AM SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.. WE MET FATHER JOE WHEN WEWENT TO THE SUPER BOWL. HE WAS PLAYING BALL WITH SOME GUYS.WHEN HE TOLD THEM HE...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: DAVID COLEMAN - bridgeville, PA

“Joe's first active duty was with us in Japan..... began a long friendship, but had lost touch the past few years, after his Navy retirement. I will...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Stanley Beach - Seminole, FL

“RIP. So many fond memories of him, as a senior priest-chaplain while I was pretty new to the Navy. I'm saddened by his loss. My thoughts and...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: Shaun Brown - San Diego, CA

“A great friend, an "older brother" priest, a phenomenal recruiter who brought me into the Chaplain Corps, taught me how to wear an amice,...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Father Keith J Shuley USN RET - FL

“TO: Ellen McGrawEllen you may not remember us but we met in Jacksonville when you came to be with Msgr during his shoulder surgery many years ago. ...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Noreen and Tracy Thurson - FL

“Joe was our priest during the Gulf War and would fly over and celebrate mass for our ship. He was a source of encouragement to me then and later when...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Jack Lea - Arlington, VA - friend

“Msgr. Lamonde always referred to me as brother in the confessional at Most Precious Blood parish - and that's what I felt like I was when I spoke...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: David Kelch

“"Well done, thou good and faithful servant...Enter into thy Master's Joy." Mt 25:21Most Precious Blood of Jesus Parish just won't be the same...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Nypaver Family - Bellevue, PA

“All best to the Lamonde family during this time. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Nagy - Watertown, SD

“Probably one of the most holy priests I have ever had the honor knowing. My husband and I will never forget his peaceful presence at Holy Mass. I...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: maggie kelty - pittsburgh, PA

“God Bless you Joe ❤( Monsignor LaMonde) I last saw Joe in Oakland at my Mom's (Eleanor D'Andrea) wake a year ago. As always, Joe was...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Carmine Charles D'Andrea - PA

“Msgr was a great comfort for me and my friend during my friends battle with cancer. He always made you feel welcome at his home. He will be missed...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Sandra Young - Washington, PA

“I remember Monsignor well for his beautiful 4th of July celebrations at his home and when he first held my only child Isaiah. I am so thankful that...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Jared Macerelli - Friend

“Monsignor Lamonde was a man of God who loved life, stood up for what was right, loved his country and the Marine Corps. Very few men have meant as...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Jared Macerelli - Bridgeville

“Joe was the Chaplain of the Marine Corps when I was the Marine Forces Pacific Chaplain. I enjoyed our friendship that began at St. Francis Seminary...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Gene Thomas Gomulka - Coronado, CA

“remember father Lamonde from saint colman ,and how he was full of the hily spirt may he rest in peace ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: ed ponitz - PA - Friend

“Msgr., we will miss you so much. You have been and will continue to be a faithful, strong role model to us. We will fondly always remember times...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: T and Noreen - Friend


U.S. MARINE Navy Captain/ MONSIGNOR JOSEPH LAMONDE,
Age 73 OF MOUNT LEBANON PASSED AWAY ON PEACEFULLY ON THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2021, IN VINCENTIAN MARION MANOR AFTER A LONG BATTLE WITH CANCER. JOE WAS THE YOUNGEST OF 9 CHILDREN, SON OF THE LATE LOUIS AND ELIZABETH LAMONDE, BROTHER OF THE LATE ALBERT LAMONDE, LOUIS LAMONDE, JOHN LAMONDE AND SISTER, ROSEMARY HUMPHREYS LAMONDE. JOE IS SURVIVED BY BROTHERS; JAMES LAMONDE, REGIS LAMONDE AND SISTERS; THERESA LUVARA LAMONDE AND ELLEN (BILL) MCGRAW LAMONDE, SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS, AND GODFATHER TO NEPHEW, KEVIN MCGRAW.

BORN AND RAISED IN THE OAKLAND AREA OF PITTSBURGH, JOE ATTENDED ST. PAULS CATHEDRAL AND CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL AND GRADUATED FROM ST. FRANCIS OF LORETTA. ON MAY 4TH, 1974, HE WAS ORDAINED A PRIEST. JOE SERVED LOCALLY FOR SEVERAL YEARS IN PARISHES IN THE PITTSBURGH AREA. AT THE ADVICE OF HIS BROTHER-IN-LAW BILL, JOE HAD A GIFT THAT COULD BE SERVICED IN THE MILITARY. JOE SPENT 30 YEARS AS CHAPLAIN IN THE U.S. NAVY AND MARINE CORPS (HE LOVED THE MARINE CORPS). JOE WAS NAMED THE 13TH CHAPLAIN OF THE MARINE CORPS, BY THE COMMANDANT GENERAL KRULAK. JOE SERVED ABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS SARATOGA DURING THE GULF WAR. HE HAD NUMEROUS DUTY STATIONS THROUGH OUT THE WORLD AND THE UNITED STATES. THE MCGRAW AND LAMONDE FAMILIES WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE STAFF AT VINCENTIAN MARION MANOR, LEVEL C-2, FOR THE CARE AND COMPASSION GIVEN TO NAVY CAPT. LAMONDE. LAMONDE WAS NAMED HONORARY PRELATE PRELATE WITH THE TITLE OF REVERAND MONSIGNOR BY POPE JOHN PAUL II

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