Holly Montgomery, 35, of Mount Pleasant passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at UPMC Mercy Hospital due to complications from MS. She was born on November 22, 1980, daughter of the late Roxanne Zelmore-Montgomery and father Frank E. Montgomery.
Prior to her MS diagnosis Holly worked at County Market for 15 years. Holly loved her family and friends and always put them before herself. Holly also loved animals and was always taking care of and taking in strays. She had a heart of gold. She battled MS for six years, but never lost her faith and love for life. She never gave up and fought until the end.
Holly is survived by her father Frank E. Montgomery and wife, Holly's best friend, Rose Montgomery of Mt. Pleasant; brother Steve Montgomery and wife Sarah of Mt. Pleasant; uncle Marty and wife Lorraine of Mt. Pleasant; as well as several other aunts, uncles, and cousins. In addition to her mother Roxanne Zelmore-Montgomery, Holly is preceded in death by her grandparents Glenn and Jean Zelmore of Mt. Pleasant, aunt Karen Swank of Mt. Pleasant, and grandfather Frank B. Montgomery of Scottdale.
The family is inviting friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM Monday to Saloom-Rega Funeral Service where services will be held at 10AM Tuesday with Revered LC. McDonald officiating. Interment will follow in the Mt.Joy Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family is asking donations be made to the funeral home or to an animal shelter of choice in memory of Holly.
Please visit Holly's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. Richard Rega, funeral director.