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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Arnold Paul Munkittrick

1934 - 2021

St. Johnsbury

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Arnold Paul Munkittrick, age 86, of Breezy Hill Road, passed away at his home, Wednesday evening, July 14, 2021, following a lengthy decline in health.

Arnie was born in St. Johnsbury, VT, August 16, 1934, son to the late Lawrence and Evelyn (Hunter) Munkittrick.  He was raised and educated in St. Johnsbury graduating from the Academy in the Class of 1952 and pressed on to Boston University where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications in 1956.  He was an avid reader, loved to ski and enjoyed tending to his flower gardens.  Arnie served in the VT National Guard as well as on many community committees throughout the years. He worked at the Caledonian Record for 40 years where he became the General Manager in 1994. Following his retirement there he was a ski instructor at Bretton Woods and worked as the gardener at the Mount Washington Hotel during the summers until the age of 82. He married Barbara Ehmett on November 28, 1959, and shared 55 years together until her passing on February 6, 2015.   They raised 4 daughters in their home. Arnie loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren when they came along.  He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by two of his four daughters: Donna Poore of Salem, NH, Martha Munkittrick of St. Johnsbury, 6 grandchildren: Jennifer McCahill, Amanda Sorrentino, David Bisacre, Nicholas Poore, Jacob Poore, James Harris, IV, and 3 great-grandchildren: Michael Sorrentino, Adelina Sorrentino and Connor McCahill.

He was also predeceased by his daughters Pamela Bisacre in 2000, and most recently, Lisa Harris this past June.

A graveside Service will be planned for the fall at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery  in St. Johnsbury.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main St, St Johnsbury, VT 05819.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.saylesfh.com

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ST. JOHNSBURY ATHENAEUM
1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury VT 05819

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Maureen Webster

August 1, 2021 9:24 PM

So sorry to hear of Annie's passing,he was truly a gentleman. Always enjoyed our conversations whenever we would meet..He always had a story about  flowers at the Mount Washington . Will miss seeing  his gardens at his home.. May he rest in the arms of our Lord in HIS heavenly
 garden. 

Maureen Webster

Bette Kennedy

July 23, 2021 11:10 AM
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Donna and Martha,
I am so sorry to hear of your losses. Most recently your dad.
We had so many fun times when you and Connie were growing up.
Also our many parties with mom and dad.
Memories are forever and I’m glad I have so many.

My warmest thoughts and prayers,
Bette❤️
Hugs too‼️

Annette Ruffner

July 21, 2021 8:30 PM
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Such a wonderful man and neighbor, the girls loved delivering newspapers to you over the years. Your gardens were an inspiration you will be missed. 
Doug and Annette Ruffner 

Deb

July 21, 2021 2:18 PM

With sincere condolences, our thoughts are with your family. Such a great man!! My parents truly enjoyed Arnies jokes and conversations! May time heal your pain, but never forget his lifetime memories. 

Deb Schrader

July 19, 2021 6:09 PM

I am so sorry for the loss of your father. He had so many great stories! My thoughts and prayers are with you! Arnie will certainly be missed!

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