1943 — 2021
Raidel Monzote, 78, of Morganton, NC, and formerly of Charlotte for 45 years, passed from this life into eternal life on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Grace Hospital in Morganton. He was in the presence of his loving family. Raidel was born in Cuba on April 1, 1943, to Jose Monzote and Argentina Menendez. He came to the United States in 1961 where he met his loving wife Maria. They married May 1, 1964, and she became the love of his life. Raidel was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather that loved his family dearly. He enjoyed family gatherings, listening to music, and he loved eating grandma's cooking. Raidel was a retired veteran, serving honorably in the United States Army, and then...