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Donald Duncan Munro III

July 16, 1928 ~ October 16, 2018 (age 90)

Donald Duncan Munro III, 90, died Tuesday, October 16, 2018 in Chippewa Falls, WI. Donald was born in Kansas City, MO on July 16, 1928, the son of the late Donald Duncan (II) and Bertha Catherine (nee Brown) Munro. He attended schools in Kansas City and graduated from the University of Missouri in 1951 with a degree in agriculture. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in the US Army in 1951 and deployed to Germany. In 1953, Donald married Elizabeth Catherine Murray, who he met while on active duty in Germany. After moving to Connecticut in 1957, he served for more than 30 years in the local banking industry. He also served in the Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve, retiring with the rank of Major. After retiring in 1989, Donald and Elizabeth moved to Granville, Massachusetts where he served as Chairman of the Town Finance Committee for many years and played Santa Claus for the local grade school children. In 2000, Donald and Elizabeth moved to the American Inn in Southwick, Massachusetts. Donald was an active volunteer for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and the Southwick Food Pantry. He enjoyed 59 years of marriage with Elizabeth until she passed away in 2012. Donald is survived by his three children, Donald Munro IV and his wife Young Nan, Catherine Upton and her husband Peter, Andrew Munro and his wife Julia; grandchildren, Torin, Elizabeth and her husband Clinton; and great grandchildren, Duncan and Lenore. A memorial and family visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Southwick Forastiere Funeral & Cremation, 624 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Our Community Pantry, 220 College Highway, Southwick, MA 01077 (413) 569-9876. For more information visit

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