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In loving memory of
John Harvey Munster
  • July 19, 1943
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  • October 25, 2017

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John Harvey Munster was born July 19, 1943 in Kittinning, PA to the late Kenneth and Hearldine Munster.  He is survived by his wife, Katherine (Cape Coral, FL) , brother Andrew (Pittsburgh, PA), son Jeffrey (Mountville, PA), daughter Dennine Leeson (Macedon, NY), daughter Christina, (Muncy, PA), step-children Gary (Chip) Palmer, (Ridgeway, WI), Andrew Palmer (Lake Mills, WI) and Lauran Kobe (Lakewood Ranch, FL), and his beloved Standard Poodle, Lily.  He has eight grandchildren, Kelsey Munster, Delaney, Bradford, and Ryan Leeson, Kristen and Drew Palmer (Ridgeway, WI), and Katie and Brooke Palmer (Lake Mills, WI),    John devoted his life and career to the life sciences and animal research, and received numerous accolades for his accomplishments and years of service. He was very loved by all.

In lieu of flowers, he would like donations to be made to UNICEF For Puerto Rico, and had a love for the Caribbean islands and their people.

A life celebration will be held  at the Lancaster Leiderkranz German-American Club, 722 S. Chiques Rd, Manheim, PA 17545, on November 12, from 2:00 -6:00..

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  1. Marty Beverage says:
    15 Nov 2017
    I worked with John for many years at Hazleton Research, Covance. He was a joy to be around. He always had a sense of humor. Rest in Peace John and my condolences to the Kathy and the Munster family.

  2. Denise Phillips Marchut posted an image:
    11 Nov 2017
    At TBAALAS 2009
    At TBAALAS 2009

  3. Denise Phillips Marchut says:
    11 Nov 2017
    "Who's my Daddy", John. He was always looking out for me. We had lots of laughs with Andy and friends. He always lit up the table with his toasts and jokes. You will be missed. This world lost a good soul. Heaven is toasting to his arrival. Love yah always!!!

  4. Doug and Ann Dinkel says:
    07 Nov 2017
    John was welcoming to everyone, and helped countless people to thrive in the industry. Rest in Peace John, and hope to see you again.

  5. dennis mctiernan says:
    04 Nov 2017
    Dennis McTiernan
    John was a good friend and will be welcomed into Heaven.

  6. Donald Chrise says:
    03 Nov 2017
    RIP John
    God bless and welcome you home.

  7. Frank and Karen Ali says:
    30 Oct 2017
    To a great friend and person who I had the pleasure of being associated professionally and socially. John rest in peace. We love you and will miss you.

    Kathy our deepest sympathy to you and the family

  8. Michael Tyeryar says:
    30 Oct 2017
    John, Mike & I will always remember the good times @ Hazleton & Covance Products. Thanks for all you did for us. Rest in Peace. Love, Sally & Mike Tyeryar

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