Eugene McMunigal, 86, of Flint, MI, died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at Genesys Health Park in Michigan. Funeral Mass was held in Shelby Township Michigan.
Eugene was born in Wakonda, on Sept. 20, 1926, the son of John Joseph and Mary (Ryan) McMunigal. He married Frances Shields on Aug. 22, 1959 at Michael Catholic Church in Flint, MI. Eugene valued hard work and education greatly. His career at General Motors imparted expertise and knowledge that he was happy to share with friends and family. Eugene always went above and beyond in everything that he did. He was an active member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church where he served as a St. Joseph Worker and choir member. Eugene adored music; he especially enjoyed watching the Lawrence Welk Show and listening to Frank Sinatra and instrumental records. He also loved being a part of nature through golfing and bird watching.
Eugene is survived by his wife of 53 years, Frances; children, Anne (Harvey) Leite, Shawn McMunigal; granddaughter, Theresa (Paul) McMunigal; brother, Jack (Jean) McMunigal; sisters, Marg (Fred) Fuchs, Mary (Wayne) Merrigan; many loving nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and devoted friends. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Joan McMunigal, in 2003.