Donald K. Munhall

April 22, 1940 ~ June 18, 2021 (age 81)


Donald King Munhall, age 81, passed away peacefully on June 18, 2021 surrounded by his wife and children at Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 22, 1940 to the late J. Kenneth and Mary (King) Munhall.  Committed to the ideals of his Catholic Faith and Irish Heritage, Don dedicated his life to his marriage and family.  He was a member of St. Michael Parish for 55 years, committed to stewardship.  The day of his passing, Don was blessed to receive the special blessing of the Church called the Apostolic Pardon.  He was a longtime member and past president of The Serra Club of Columbus, member of the Friends of the Josephinum, and President of the Catholic Laymen’s Retreat League. His passion for music began in Pittsburgh, as a member of The Emeralds, who were signed by ABC Records.  Don loved all Pittsburgh sports, and he had a special affinity for the game of golf, even caddying at Oakmont Country Club in the 1962 US Open.   A lifelong learner, Don was a gifted conversationalist who was always genuinely interested in others' stories.  As owner and founder of The Munhall Company, he sold laboratory instrumentation and successfully ran a family business for over 50 years.  Don was preceded in death by his parents and son, Brian Vincent Munhall.  Survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Jody (Barnett) Munhall and his children: William (Beth), Christine Bogue, Anne (Andy) Bott, Joseph (Anna), Martha (Mike) Bogue, Thomas, John Paul (Christine), Matthew, and Kate (Faustin) Weber; and his grandchildren: John (Emily), Daniel and Michael Bogue, Brian (Kenzie) and Gregory “Brother Nathanael Campion” Scarpitti, Noah and Tessa Bott, Katy, Patrick, William and Maryn Munhall, Grace, Eleanor, Matthew, Bridget, Joseph and Dominic Bogue, Mary Munhall, Lucy, Ignatius, Brendan, J. Kenneth and Gianna Munhall, Luke Munhall, Josephine, Augustine and Charles Weber; and his first great grandchild is due June, 2021; brothers, Robert (Betty) and James (Nancy) and sister, Kathleen. Friends may call Thursday from 4-7 p.m. at Egan-Ryan Northwest Chapel, 4661 Kenny Road.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Michael Church, 5750 North High Street.  Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.  Donations may be made to St. Vincent Haven Men’s Homeless Shelter, 115 Wilson Street, Newark, Ohio 43055,  

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June 24, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Egan-Ryan Funeral Home
4661 Kenny Road
Columbus, OH 43220

Mass of Christian Burial
June 25, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Michael Catholic Church (Worthington, Ohio)

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