Carol Ann Montague was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Carol was born on July 29, 1947. Carol accepted Christ as her savior early and attended St. Paul Baptist Church on Hartley Street in Montclair.

In 1965, Carol married her high school sweetheart, Frank E. Montague. From this union, Carla Denise Montague and Tess
Marie Montague were born. Carol attended the Montclair School System and graduated from Montclair High School in 1965. Upon graduation, she was employed by The Montclair School System, Louis Berger, AIG, Architectural Design Company, Service Link, and Montclair Child Development Center, where she worked for many years until she retired in 2014.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Linnie and William Fletcher Sr.; three brothers, Richard Fletcher (Gun Smoke), Donald Lawrence Fletcher, and William Fletcher Jr. (Willie); one sister Eleanor White; and great nephew Billy Green Jr. (BJ).

Carol peacefully passed away on May 6, 2023. She leaves to celebrate her life and cherish her memory: children, Carla Denise Montague and Tess M. Brown (Christopher); lifetime partner David Wayne Jones; bonus daughter, Jennifer Montague (Jaxson); her favorite cousin Arlene Monk; her beloved granddaughter, Caniece M. Williams (Daryl) and beloved grandson Morgen R. Brown; great-grandchildren, Denver and Dallis Williams; her siblings Butch Fletcher and Joan Drake; nieces Vicki Green, Donna Williams (Derrick), Tikeesha Drake, Rorie Safforld (Sha); nephews Edward Pelham (Medina), Richard Fletcher, Sr. (Kathy), and Duane Fletcher (Jennifer), Christopher Brown; sister-in-law Audrey Fletcher Lee; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services for Carol Ann Montague will take place on Friday, May 12 at Caggiano Memorial.