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William Thomas "Bill" Muncaster Obituary
"Bill" William Thomas Muncaster

AGE: 95 • Hockessin

"Bill" William Thomas Muncaster, 95, of Hockessin died Tuesday December 23, 2014.

He was born to the late John E. and Alletta Muncaster, August 24, 1919, at Milton Farm in Montgomery County, MD. He grew up at "The Ridge" on Muncaster Road. Bill graduated from Sherwood High School in 1937 and received a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Virginia in 1941. He married Mary Frances Olsen in 1946, and they lived together in Woodstown, NJ, before relocating to Cokesbury Village in Hockessin, DE.

While in college Bill had a "practice" job interview with DuPont. They offered him a job as a chemical engineer and he worked for them until he retired.

Bill was an active member of Woodstown Presbyterian Church and later a member of Red Clay Presbyterian Church. He was an avid gardener and did a lot of traveling.

Bill is survived by his wife, Frances and three children: Tom Muncaster, of Charlottesville, VA.; Ralph Muncaster of Carlsbad, CA; and Richard Muncaster of Vineland, NJ. He is also survived by six grandchildren, including William Thomas Muncaster, III, and nine great-grandchildren, including William Thomas Muncaster, IV.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 30 at Cokesbury Village, Hockessin, DE. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. the same day at Rockville Cemetery, in Rockville, MD.

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Published in The News Journal from Dec. 27 to Dec. 29, 2014
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