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Donald E. Munro

June 20, 1934 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Donald Munro Obituary

Donald E. Munro, "Don", age 89, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on February 28, 2024. 

Don was born on June 20, 1934, in Somerville, MA. He was the third son of Henry and Clothilde (Orlandesse) Munro. Don was predeceased by his brothers Henry, Jr. and Robert.

The Munro family moved to 10 King St., Wilmington in the late 1930s, and Don attended Wilmington public schools. His youth revolved around boating and skating on Silver Lake. Don subsequently enlisted in the Navy in 1952 and served admirably in the Korean War aboard the destroyer USS Strong. He was honorably discharged in 1955.

Don went on to work at the Bedford VA in 1957. During this period, he was instrumental in solving a 1983, Boston murder case. He retired in 1989 as the Chief of Police. After retirement, Don worked part time for the Federal court in Boston as a special deputy Marshall. He was assigned to the court security division until 2003.

Don was the beloved husband of Anne (Dziuban) Munro, devoted father of Donald E. Munro, Jr. of Billerica, MA, Scott G. Munro and his wife Lori Sellers Munro of Wilmington, and Lisa Munro Brewin and her husband Gary of Sandown, NH. Don is also survived by six grandchildren, Brendan, Makenna, Kyle, Evan, and Jack all of Wilmington and Colton Brewin of Sandown, NH. He loved all of his grandkids dearly.

Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Monday, March 4th from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. immediately followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m.  Interment with Military Honors will follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington.

Don was an avid animal lover; in lieu of flowers please donate to the MSPCA in Boston. 

 

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Visitation
Monday
March 4, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Nichols Funeral Home
187 Middlesex Ave
Wilmington, MA 01887

Funeral Service
Monday
March 4, 2024

11:00 AM
Nichols Funeral Home
187 Middlesex Ave
Wilmington, MA 01887

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