Edwin Montanano, RN // Hudson County, NJ

It is with great sorrow and remorse that we pay tribute to our colleague, friend and mentor, Edwin Montanano, RN, a full-time nurse at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in New Jersey who, like so many in our communities across the country, succumbed to COVID-19 related illness on April 5, 2020.

Edwin’s colleagues, friends and peers share emphatically that he was loved, respected and admired for his kindness and efficiency, and that he displayed his love of family, life and humanity every day.

Edwin was a devoted husband of Annabella for 43 years, loving father of Mathew and Michelle and doting grandfather of Amelia, Madelyn, Thomas and Matthew.

A graduate from Mary Chiles School of Nursing in Manilla, Philippines, we honor Edwin’s incredible career that spanned four decades from Lafayette General Hospital in Louisiana, to Barnet Hospital, St. Michael’s Medical Center, Delaney Hall and Hudson County in New Jersey.

Edwin had an impact on an immeasurable number of peers and patients. He will forever be etched on our hearts and he will be deeply missed.

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43 responses to “Edwin Montanano, RN // Hudson County, NJ”

  1. Our deepest sympathies during your time of loss, our thoughts/prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

    -Staff at Chesapeake Correctional Center, VA

  2. Edwin,
    I knew you for many years. May you rest in peace you will be greatly missed by Wellpath.

  3. May God continue to protect your colleagues.
    Thank you for your service at Wellpath.
    Most importantly, may God keep your family safe and wrapped in his arms. Peace.

  4. Thank you for your selfless care that you gave to all the patients you cared for.

    May God Bless family and friends as they grieve their loss.

  5. In behalf of the staff of wellpath Conroe, we pray for the reposed of your soul, God rest his soul in peace and the angels to always be there with you!

  6. Edwin-may you Rest In Peace. You will be missed by all of us at Wellpath.
    My deepest condolences to your family and your Wellpath friends and colleagues.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with the Montanano family. May you find comfort and peace during this time.

  8. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Montanano family and his Wellpath family at Hudson County. – ARDOC Tucker Unit

  9. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss of Edwin. His family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers, and Edwin will not be forgotten for his incredible service.

  10. From the Maine Correctional Center, our condolences to the Montanano family and the staff at the Hudson County Correctional Facility for the loss of your beloved Edwin. Our thoughts and prayers are with.

  11. My deepest sympathies to Edwin’s family and the team at Hudson County. My prayers are for all to find peace during this very difficult time.

  12. Our sincere condolences to the families grieving the immeasurable loss they suffered. We pray that your heart and soul will find peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    With heartfelt sympathy from Linda Corfman and Staff at the Imperial County Jail, El Centro, CA

  13. Rest in Paradise Edwin, You will be missed….
    Sending thoughts and prayers to the family

    Wanda Streeter
    Operational Support

  14. Deepest sympathies to Edwin’s lovely family, mourning the loss of husband and father, and heartfelt condolences to Edwin’s colleagues, missing a treasured friend.

  15. So very sorry to hear learn of Edwin’s passing. I hope the family and his coworkers feel much love and support during this difficult time.

  16. Deep condolences to a true hero, and many blessings to his beautiful family and many friends. Rest well, Edwin.

  17. Dear Edwin;
    I will miss you tremendously! You were my friend. You were also our kind and compassionate sick call nurse and my chaperone for male personal exams. May your family be blessed and rejoice in your giving legacy.

  18. We cannot thank you enough for the selfless gift you have given and the invaluable care you provided to so many. Please know that the team in Kansas thanks the family and friends deeply for allowing Nurse Montanano to be a part of our team. We are forever grateful.

    With love from the staff at the Sedgwick Co Detention Facility in Wichita, KS

  19. Your dedication and caring will be remembered for years to come. You and your family will remain in our hearts and prayers forever.

  20. Words can’t express the sympathy we feel as you’ve lost two of your colleagues to this virus.
    Stay strong and may God keep the Montanano family close.

  21. Edwin,
    You were always a kind and caring nurse and you were always a calm, sweet, soft spoken co-worker, who had a smile that was so infectious that one could not help but to smile every time they saw you. You could always brighten someone else’s day even on their saddest day. You will always be remembered for your dedication here with us and how you always made sure every patient you saw was ok. I hope your family finds comfort and solace knowing how many lives you truly touched here not only to your co-workers, but to your patients as well. You will forever be in our hearts and prayers. We miss you!

    With love,

    Kelli, Hudson County Correctional, NJ

  22. RIP Edwin you where always great to talk with you where very kind and friendly to me may god hold you in his arms god bless my friend.

  23. Sending warm felt prayers to his entire family and friends, during this difficult time. Sleep in peace.

  24. Edwin, was such a wonderful person/mentor. We first met at St. Michaels and became coworkers again at Hudson County. His presence will be missed, but will never be forgotten. I pray for peace and strength be with the entire Montanano Family.

  25. Praying for family and friends. May you be comforted by the Lord. Thank you for your service.

  26. This is Annabelle, Edwin’s wife. My family and I wish to thank you for the prayers, condolences and most especially for sharing with us your memories of him. He had loved working with all of you.
    Sincerely,
    Annabelle Montanano

  27. RIP Edwin. We loved you but God loves you most. I worked with you in Delaney Hall and met you here again. You were kind and gentle to every person that crossed your path. May God grant your soul eternal rest and give comfort your family. Adieu.

  28. Edwin made me feel at home when I started my medical residency. He was a truly great person and will be immensely missed. My condolence to Annabelle.

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