Memorial services are scheduled 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, from the Sosebee Memorial Chapel. The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home. An inurnment will be held at the Georgia National Cemetery at a later date.
Mr. Monica was an U.S. Army Vietnam veteran who loved to play music. His grandchildren were his light and he was proud to say that he always did his level best.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Ann Monica; children, Joseph Mark Monica and Nathaniel Paul Monica, both of Tucson, Ariz., Dora Elizabeth Monica, Jacob Andrew Monica and Nicholas Anthony Monica, all of Cartersville; siblings, Thomas A. Monica II of North Carolina, Angela M. Monica of Cartersville and Stephen J. Monica of Florida. Three grandchildren also survive.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 760 Pollard Blvd S.W., Atlanta, GA 30315.
Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, is honored to serve the family. Sosebeefuneralhome.com, 770-479-2131.