Richard W. “Rick” Monaghan, 66, of Dravosburg, died Saturday, June 18, 2022 at UPMC Shadyside. He was a retired maintenance technician for Morgan Properties, a member of McKeesport Presbyterian Church and the Clairton Anglers Club, was a graduate of McKeesport High School and a graduate of the Pittsburgh Culinary Institute. Rick is survived by his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Kuhn Monaghan, sons, Mitchell Monaghan of Liberty Borough and Bill (Melissa) Pearson of Elizabeth, daughters, Cricket Pearson of Phoenix, AZ and Niki Monaghan of Carnegie, PA, 8 grandchildren, Lyric, Jeminni, Mason, Connor, and Aiden Monaghan and Alex, Derek, and Maggie Pearson, and by his sister, Rhonda (Larry) Demko of Wilson, also by nieces and nephews. Born in McKeesport on March 11, 1956, son of the late Captain Richard “Bud” Monaghan, he is survived by his mother, Dolores “Dee” Bell Monaghan of Dravosburg. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Rob, Rusty, and Randy, and by his son, Mason. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Thursday, June 23, 2022 form 2-4 and 6-8 PM. A service will be held in the funeral home on Friday, June 24, 2022 at noon with the Rev. Michael Stanton officiating. Interment will follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend a luncheon and time of fellowship at the #1 Fire Hall on Ravine Street in Dravosburg following his interment. The family suggests contributions to the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center of Shadyside, 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232.
Originally published June 20, 2022.