Bernard "Bernie" Monahan


Bernard "Bernie" Monahan died July 10 after a lengthy illness. He was 86.

He leaves behind wife Margaret (Peggy) Monahan, daughter Jo Ellen Anderson, son Chuck Monahan and daughter-in-law Amy Adams and five grandchildren.

He was the son of Joseph and Helen Monahan, born May 22, 1933 in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in 1955. After serving four years of active duty in the Air Force, he remained in reserve until retirement in 1984. He came to California 57 years ago to work at Lawrence Livermore National Lab and remained there until his 1990 retirement. He was active with the America Chestnut Foundation and the Rare Fruit Growers Association.

He requested no services be held.