Born in Paterson, Mr. Monello lived in Hawthorne since 1973.
Ben was the beloved husband of Janet (nee: Baskinger) Monello, and loving uncle of Joann Falcone of Wayne. Mr. Monello was the owner of Maywood Shoe Repair, Maywood for 35 years. Ben served his country in the United State Army during WWII and the Korea Conflict. Mr. Monello was a member of the John Raad American Legion Post # 438, Paterson.