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Sean Anthony Monticciolo
  • Education Fund for Keegan Monticciolo
    c/o Karen Monticciolo
  • Josephine Ford Cancer Center

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“I'm saddened to hear of the passing of Sean. I knew Sean from way back in our childhood and the Junior Achievement program. He was a great guy back...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Schultz - CLINTON TWP, MI

“Karen,I just heard the news my thoughts and prayers are with you abd your son. God Bless. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Nikki Koval (Richotte) - Attica, MI

“We are so sorry to hear about Sean passing, our son Zach plays soccer with Keegan, we know Sean fought a long hard and courageous battle and yet he...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Chris,Susan,Zach,Alex Shopinski - MI

“Dear Phyliss, I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your Grandson, I know that you thought the world of him. May he rest in peace now & no longer be...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Christine Sorrentino - Neighbor

“John & Gloria,I am so sorry for your lost.I didn't know Sean, but it sure sounds like he was a wonderful interesting guy.I'll be thinking of you. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Rebecca Nelson - Smiths Creek, MI

“Going to miss you Brother. You truly gave your Heart and soul to the club and your family's. Ride free Brother. Will miss you. Till we meet again....Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: NeighborBob Brosowski - Brother

“my deepest condolences to both of you. prayers & love sent ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: mary ann kirkwood - almont, MI

“So sad to lose you my friend, may God Bless and keep you Sean. ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Sand - Fraser, MI - friend

“We wish we could be there to support the entire Monticciolo family. Sean touched many lives and will always be remembered in his family's heart and...Read More »
9 of 20 | Posted by: Rose & Barry, Jenny & Daniel Gee & McMaster

“John and Gloria....So very sorry for your loss. Though I will be unable to attend, my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. May God be...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Sarah Jackson - Macomb, MI

“The world has lost a special man, who gave So much of himself and who So deeply loved his beautiful wife Karen, his great son Keegan, and all his...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Mai Kazakos-Resh - MI

“Have not seen you since you were a little guy. I remember going to the circus with you, your mom and sister. Your mom talked about you all the time...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Gail Kraeyveld - Sterling Hgts., MI

“We are so very sorry we can't be at visitation, nor at the funeral, as we are out of town. Words cannot adequately express the sadness we feel about...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Angela and Michael Kenyon - MI

“Sending my thoughts and prayers to the entire family at this very difficult time. Army of Christ MM sends there love and support. Much love and...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Jessie Strong - Warren, MI

“With deepest sympathy from the nurses on K-13. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Darlene Height

“I won't be able to attend the Visitation, but please know how well-liked and well-respected Sean was in his role as a Medical Examiner Investigator...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Steve Gold - Mt. Clemens, MI

“R I P my dear friend ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Carol Budzyn - Warren, RI

“So sorry to all of Sean's family for your loss. Although I only met him once in person when he picked up his mastiff puppy from me. We talked...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Scroggs - Cygnet, OH

“John and gloria....i havent been able to stop thinking about you since evan called me yesterday. My heart aches for all of you..keegan and karen too....Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Lisa Seguin - Algonac, MI

“The best rosey cheeks EVER! I still remember the first day I met you. You were my paper boy in Jr. high. Even then you were a hard worker. You...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Wright - MI - Friend


Sean Anthony Monticciolo, age 38, died Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan following a courageous battle against cancer. Sean was born August 1, 1978 in Detroit, Michigan, son of John Monticciolo and Robin (nee: Toal) Quarterman.

Sean was raised in Warren and graduated from Lincoln High School, Class of 1996, where he excelled at baseball and also played in the marching band. Following high school Sean continued his studies at Baker College where he pursued a career in fire safety. Sean was continuously learning and studying the science of fire safety along with Emergency Medical Technician training.

Sean volunteered with the Clay Township Fire Department and was later employed by the Tank Automotive and Armaments Command "TACOM" Fire & Safety Prevention department. Sean loved working as a fireman, however reassignments within TACOM forced him to find a new career as a Forensic Investigator for the Macomb County Medical Examiner's office in Mount Clemens. Sean loved being an investigator. Though some days seemed longer than others, he worked faithfully for the health department for 10 years.

When Sean was not working he loved the outdoors. As a younger man, he enjoyed mountain biking, often with his brother and friends, as well as skiing,…a passion he shared with his stepfather. He also continued to play sports and enjoyed his camping getaways with his wife Karen. As a young boy, Sean's love for motorcycles continued to grow by watching his father. As he got older, he, too, found camaraderie as a member of the Michigan Dressers Motorcycle Club. Over the past 10 years, his club had become a second family to Sean and he couldn't wait for good weather to ride his Harley-Davidson Road King. However, Sean's most coveted joy came with the time spent with his son, Keegan. Sean and Keegan would hunt and fish together or just take a quick motorcycle ride or boat ride on the lake. Other days, Sean was a mentor, teacher, coach, and just Dad to his son. The apple did not fall far from the tree with Keegan; he certainly is a "MiniMe" of Sean.

Sean Monticciolo was the loving husband of Karen (nee: Elias), the cherished Dad of Keegan, and the late Gabrielle. Sean was the beloved son of John (Gloria) Monticciolo and Robin Quarterman, and stepson of Paul Quarterman. Dear brother of Paula Quarterman, Craig (Julie) Voth, and uncle of Cristien and Cody. Dearest grandson of Phyllis Monticciolo, and predeceased by all of his other grandparents. Sean was the son in-law of David (Jane) Elias, brother in-law of Nicole (Nicholas) Stacy, and Godson of Dave (Cheryl) Moody and Mary Schulte. Sean is also survived by many loving family members, friends, and the Michigan Dressers M/C family.

Visitation for Sean will be held Saturday from 3-9pm at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile) in Warren. His Funeral Services will be held Sunday, 1pm at the Funeral Home, with the family welcoming guests from 11:00 am until the time of the service. Officiating the Funeral Service will be Reverend Pastor James Matt.

Memorial donations are appreciated to the Keegan Monticciolo Education Fund, or the Josephine Ford Cancer Center, both c/o Karen Monticciolo.

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