Cindy Munkittrick

Munkittrick- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Bluewater Health, Sarnia on Monday April 1, 2019. Cindy Ann Munkittrick, age 63 years of Petrolia. Loving wife of 45 years to Ron. Dear mother of Julie (Shawn) Sexton and Michelle Munkittrick. Treasured grandmother of Abbi and Wil. Much loved sister of Kathy (Mike) Massicotte, Peggy (Von) Hache, Nancy (Jimmy) Plunkett, Brad (Johanne) Burd and sister-in-law of Fran and Ron Hamson. She will be fondly remembered by nieces and nephews; Lisa, Tina, Tracy, Alison, Emily, Molly, Katherine, Joseph, Rick and Larry. Numerous great-nieces and great-nephews also survive. Cindy was predeceased by; her parents, Jesse Burd (1990) and Joan Burd (2018) and by her son-in-law, Douwe Verboom (2012). Cindy was born on July 18, 1955 in Sarnia, Ontario. She grew up in Point Edward where she met the love of her life Ron in 1972. Cindy and Ron eventually settled in Corunna where they lived for 34 years and raised 2 daughters. In 2012 they moved to their beautiful retirement home in Marthaville surrounded by peace and nature. Cindy enjoyed travelling coast to coast and also loved her road trips with her sister Nancy. They also enjoyed their many years at Bugtussle. Cindy was so full of life and loved with all her heart and was always willing to lend a hand. Her family and friends meant the world to her. Her grandchildren were the apple of her eye and were so incredibly special to her and they will forever miss their Mammy Cindy. Cindy was feisty and had a great sense of humour that was present right up until the end. She loved to sit in her sunroom which she affectionately referred to as her “happy place”. Here she was surrounded by all their beautiful gardens and was able to watch her busy bird feeders all year long. Cindy loved to host impromptu gatherings at any given time and everyone was always welcome and made to feel at home. She was an incredibly talented seamstress, knitter, crafter and baker. She will best be known for “Cindy’s Butter Tarts”. Although Cindy is no longer physically with us, she has left behind so many happy memories and stories that will forever live on through each of us. In keeping with Cindy’s wishes cremation has taken place and a private celebration of life service will be had for her family at a later date. As expressions of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice or the Sarnia Humane Society. Arrangements entrusted to Knight Funeral, Corunna. Messages and condolences may be left online @ knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845

Visitation Information

There will be no formal visitation.

Donations

St. Joseph's Hospice, Sarnia Sarnia and District Humane society

Funeral Date

A private family service is planned at a later date.

21 thoughts on “Cindy Munkittrick”

  1. Stephanie Gallant

    Mr. Munkittrick, Julie and Michelle,

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your amazing wife/Mom. Mrs. Munkittrick was always so welcoming to the crew of kids that filled your backyard on a regular basis. I have such fond memories and her zest for life and adventures will continue with you and your families. Her spirit will always by your side and push you to live your best life.

    Much Love,
    Steph, Josh, Sierra and Chase

  2. Mark and Judy Olacke

    It was with great sadness that we heard of Cindy's passing. She was a kind and caring person who enjoyed Manitoulin and our dog Diesel. HUGS and LOVE to all of her family and relatives.

  3. Robin and Jerry Arnold

    Deepest sympathy to the entire family on your loss. What a beautiful tribute to your loved one. Her obituary notice paints a wonderful picture of a life well lived. While you do not know me, my husband and I bought our lovely home in Point Edward from your parents, Jesse and Joan, in 1980. We proudly raised our own 3 daughters in this home and now enjoy the love of four grandsons spending time here as well. Please know that the home you all grew up in still holds wonderful memories to this day. God bless you in your time of grief.

  4. My deepest condolences to Ron and the Munkittrick family she will be surely missed remember the good times as I do.The Lord has called another Angle home R I P Cindy.
    Larry &Joyce.

  5. My love goes out to the family at this time of sadness.
    Know that Cindy loved life and gave all of us memories to keep forever.
    She always had a beautiful smile and a welcome for all.
    Camp hasn’t been the same without her.
    This lovely strong lady now is at rest and free from pain.
    Rev. 20: 4 God will wipe away all tears. There is no more pain.
    Rest In Peace my dear friend.

  6. Julie and family. I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. May you all share stories and moments at this time to remember an amazing woman.

  7. Tim and I are sending our love and prayers , we had so much fun camping with your mom and dad and many laughs with family and friends, love too all, xo Tim and kim patterson

  8. Jeanne (Lewis) Pretty

    Ron I am so sorry to hear about Cindy. I have many fond memories of her.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.
    Cherish the memories you have of her. Remember the good times.
    Jeanne (Lewis)and John Pretty

  9. So sad to hear of Cindys passing. So many fun memories. Cindy always lit up my day when i seen her. Always loved going to visit my mom and seeing Cindys car there.
    My sincere condolances to you all.

  10. Nancy – so sorry to hear about your loss of Cindy. I know how close you were and my heart breaks for you.

    Sincerely,
    Janice Brennan

  11. Nick & Laura Peaslee

    We were so sorry to hear about Cindy. Our hearts go out to all of you during this very sad time.
    Cindy had a beautiful spirit and was always so full of life. We have so many fun memories of our time together.
    Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

    Our Deepest Sympathy,

    Nick & Laura

  12. Steven M Elnicki

    Ron & family, so sorry to hear about Cindy. So full of happiness & always had a smile.

    My thoughts & prayers are with you.

    Steven

  13. Ron and family my deepest condolences at your loss of Cindy truly a great lady all the fun we had on Bedford the lord has come to take another angel home R I P Cindy.

  14. Doug and Janet MacKey

    Nancy – So sorry to hear of your loss (and my, you do look like your sister). Our sincerest condolences to the family.

  15. Paulette Bensette

    Michelle my deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of your mother. Such a loss for all of you.

  16. To Ron and the girls

    I remember when my son was born back in 1986..We hadn't picked a name for him as yet, and Cindy informed me that she loved the name Michael. She stood in her driveway with her hands on her hips and informed me that this should be a name to consider..Mike will be 33 this year and this memory of Cindy will be with me forever.. Our deepest condolences to all of you…Steve and Annie

  17. My deepest sympathy to all Dear Cindy's family. May all your true memories live on in your hearts💜 forever. Warm hugs to you all.

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