Ben Muncil Jr. and Betty Muncil, early 1940s
Courtesy of Jayne Muncil Boehringer

Born: May 20, 1897 a son of Benjamin A. Muncil Sr. and Minnie E. Quain

Died: June 11, 1963

Married: Maude Hayes

Children: Robert Muncil b.~1925, Benjamin A. Muncil III, and Elizabeth Muncil b.~1929

Benjamin A. Muncil Jr. was a Wagoner in the US Army during World War I.

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, Wednesday, June12, 1963

Benjamin Muncil, 66, of 17 Forest Hill Avenue, Saranac Lake died suddenly at 3 p. m. Tuesday at Saranac Lake General Hospital. He had been taken there about an hour before.

Mr. Muncil was born May 20, 1897 in Paul Smiths, son of Benjamin and Minnie Quain Muncil. He was a contractor and lumber mill operator and was a veteran, with Army service, of World War I.

Survivors are his widow, the former Maude Hayes, two sons, Robert of Warrensburg and Benjamin, Jr. of Tenafly, N. J.; a daughter, Mrs. Elizabeth Cord of Buffalo; nine grandchildren and a sister Mrs. Cornelius Meagher of Saranac Lake.

Benjamin A. Muncil's tombstone in the St. John's in the Wilderness Episcopal Church cemetery.Friends may call at the Fortune Funeral Home where there will be a veterans' service at 7:30 Thursday evening and a Rosary Service at 8 o'clock. A Funeral Mass will be offered by the Rev. Paul LaRocque at 10 a. m. Friday at St. Gabriels Church in Paul Smiths. Interment will follow in St. John's in the Wilderness Cemetery, in Paul Smiths.