Birth: February 22, 1918 in Wales
Death: August 24, 2004 (age 86) in View Royal, Capital Region, B.C.
Burial: Congregation Emanu-El Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Monte was born in Wales and spent his early years with family in London and Wales. He joined the Merchant Marines at an early age. After the war he moved to North America. He is best known as a real estate developer, local businessman, writer, and idea man who was involved in international negotiations seeking peace – a real maverick.
—From Times Colonist obituary August 26, 2004
Gravesite Details: South Zone – Plot 31
The Lord is my Shepherd
Montague Max (Monte)Vanton
Feb. 1918 – Aug. 2004
“Don’t miss me when I’m gone;
for I am with you in your heart”
- Mae Vanton