Richard Monteith "Monty" Bailey, of Hanover, passed away suddenly at his

home in Hanover on Thursday March 2nd 2023. He was 61.

Born in Bentinck Township on July 5, 1961 to the late Don and Dolores

(nee Rier) Bailey. Monty enjoyed growing up and working on the family

dairy and beef farm alongside his brothers and parents and loved all

animals. Many will remember Monty from his years working as a heavy

equipment operator in construction. Monty was an easy-going and laid

back soul and loved spending time with his family, friends, his sidekick

Arlo and his best friend and partner Marlene.

Survived by his loving partner and best friend Marlene Lina of Hanover.

Fondly remembered by his siblings Jerry (Kathy) of Desboro, Bruce

(Sharon) of Tara, Laurie (Shelley) of Hanover, sister-in-law Kathy of

Elmwood, brother-in-law Paul Dirstein of Walkerton and step-son Cody

Lina of London. Also remembered by many other nieces, nephews,

friends, relatives, and their families. Predeceased by his parents, sister

Bonnie, brother Bev and father-in-law John Dirstein. Also predeceased

by his long time fur buddy Chelsea.

Cremation has taken place. A casual public graveside memorial

Celebration of Life will be held in the spring at Chesley Cemetery

Columbarium – please stay tuned for date and details to be announced.

Arrangements entrusted to Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover.

Memorial donations to the Grey Bruce Animal Shelter or a charity of your

choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences

may be sent to the family at



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