Richard Edward Cantone

May 25, 1951-July 16, 2018

Richard Edward Can-

tone, 67, Minot, died

Monday, July 16, 2018 in

a motor vehicle accident

near Tioga, ND.

Rick was born May 25,

1951 in Montrose, Penn-

sylvania, the son of Paul

and Frances (Benio) Can-

tone. He was raised and

educated in Montrose and

graduated from Montrose

High School in 1969. He

enlisted with the US Air

Force and honorably

served his country for

four years with stints at

Minot Air Force Base and

Guam during that time.

Rick was united in mar-

riage to Andrea Christman

on September 23, 1977.

They have resided in

Minot, where he had been

employed for nearly 15

years with Farroh Roof

Truss Company and the

past 29 years as a driver

for Farstad Oil Company

in Minot.

Rick was a member of

St John the Apostle

Catholic Church, Minot.

He was an avid hunter

and #1 fan of the Pitts-

burgh Steelers. He loved

spending time with his

family and caring for their

horses. He was well

known for spending time

on his tractor and keeping

his lawn well manicured.

He also enjoyed being an

over the road trucker,

hauling fuel for Farstad

Oil Company.

Rick’s loving family in-

cludes: his wife of 40

years, Ann; children, Paul

(Melissa) Cantone, Minot,

Chad (Elizabeth) Cantone,

Moorhead, MN, Chase

Cantone, Tulsa, OK & Pa-

tricia Cantone and her

friend, Martin Jackson,

Grand Forks, ND; grand-

children, Kaden, Bailey,

Riley, Gianna & Rowan

Cantone; brothers, Bill

Cantone of Bella Vista,

CA, Thomas Cantone of

Montrose, PA, Joe Can-

tone of Montrose, PA,

Mary Brooks of Falls, PA,

Dorothy Caines of Grand

Rapids, MI, Toni Cantone

of Montrose, PA; several

nieces, nephews and


Rick was preceded in

death by his parents;

grandchildren, Taylor

Ann Cantone, Carter

James Cantone; siblings,

Paul Cantone, Jr, Rose Pa-

trick James; mother-in-

law and father-in-law,

Dorothy and Admiral

“A.J.” Christman.

Mass of Christian Buri-

al: Saturday, July 21, 2018

at 11:00 a.m. in St John

The Apostle Catholic

Church, Minot.

Vigil Prayer Service:

Friday, July 20th at 5:30

p.m. in St John’s Catholic

Church, Minot.

Visitation: Friday from

1:00-3:00 p.m. in Thomas

Family Funeral Home,

Minot and Friday from

4:30-5:30 p.m. in the


Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot.

Those wishing to sign

the online memorial regis-

ter or share memories are

invites to use the expres-

sions of sympathy section

at (www.thomasfamily