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MUNSON, Reverdy L. Of Cohasset, MA, formerly of Oxford CT; Reverdy passed away on March 20th at age 74. Rev was the beloved husband of Penny, devoted father of Michael and Paul and daughter-in-law Sue, and loving grandfather of Emilie, Zach, Lucy and Melissa. Rev's professional life was dedicated to the loving care of animals. Rev graduated from Cornell Veterinary College in 1964 and founded his practice, Oxford Veterinary Hospital in 1969. After his retirement in 2007, Rev devoted time to furthering veterinary programs through Cornell University and participating in numerous committees at his church, including the vestry and stewardship. Rev loved spending time at his home at Bromley Mountain and skiing with his children and grandchildren. In addition, he enjoyed traveling, gardening, fishing and hunting. Rev's life made a difference to all who knew him. Services will be held at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Cohasset on March 30th at 2:00 PM. A celebration of Rev's life at Atlantica Restaurant, Cohasset follows the service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Rev's memory are suggested to a cause dear to his heart which provides veterinary services in developing nations: Expanding Horizon's Program, Alumni Affairs and Development Office, Cornell Veterinary College, Box 39, Ithaca, NY 14853. For an online guestbook, please visit McNamara-Sparrell Cohasset-Norwell 781-383-0200

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Published in Boston Globe from Mar. 23 to Mar. 24, 2014.
Celebration of Life
Atlantica Restaurant
02:00 PM
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
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April 4, 2016
Sarajane Kleinhammer
April 4, 2016
Sarajane Kleinhammer
July 7, 2014
I just learning of Rev's passing. I am so sorry to hear this! I worked with him at old derby animal hospital and he treated my pets. Such a smart, caring, compassionate man. May he rest in peace.
Lisa Reynolds
March 28, 2014
He was a wonderful vet. He took care of our animals for many years. Our sympathies. The Zullo family. Seymour Connecticut
March 27, 2014
Tom and I are sad, sad, sad. Rev had an infectious laugh. He was a GREAT Oxford neighbor. So sorry for your loss, Penny and family.
Tom and Linda Fowler
March 24, 2014
I am so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Dr. Munson(Rev) when he opened his practice in Oxford. He took care of all my "furkids". He was a most caring, compassionate, empathetic man. He was one of a kind and will truly be missed.
Roxanne Allard
March 24, 2014
Dear Penny,

Ian and I are so sorry for your loss, Rev was a dear friend and neighbor.

Deb & Ian Johnston
March 23, 2014
Rev was a classmate at Cornell. I remember him always with a smile, an upbeat approach to all challenges,and a hearty laugh that was unique. He loved the practice of veterinary medicine and he was a outstanding credit to our profession. Rest in peace Rev.
Neil MacKenzie
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