Dr. Cone J. Munsey

 

Cone J. Munsey

Cone J. Munsey, Ed. D., 82, a resident of Albuquerque since 1980, died Sunday, September 26, 1999. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth S. Munsey of the family home; sons, James Munsey and wife, Pamela of Seattle, WA and Thomas Munsey and wife, Christine of Albuquerque; grandchildren, Zachary, Jessica and Connor Munsey; sister-in-law, Juanita Munsey of Alamogordo; and sisters, Carlen Butler of Fremont, CA and Polly Best and husband, Delman of Plattsmouth, NE. He was preceded in death by his brother, A.B. Munsey. Dr. Munsey served in the US Army in the Pacific Theatre with the New Mexico 200th (CAAA), and was on the Bataan Death March, and a Japanese prisoner of war for 3 1/2 years. He attended Eastern New Mexico Junior College from 1938 to 1940. He received his Bachelors degree from the University of NM in 1949. Dr. Munsey received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 1966. He worked with public schools in several New Mexico towns for a number of years. Dr. Munsey was the director of mental health and retardation for the State of Wyoming from 1966 to 1977. He served as Executive Vice President of Rehabilitation Enterprises of Northern Wyoming from 1977 to 1979. After retiring in 1980, he returned to Albuquerque. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held Wednesday, 11:00 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 215 Locust NW, with The Rev. Dr. Paul Debenport and The Rev. Myron White officiating. Interment of remains will take place Thursday, 1:00 p.m., at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, 215 Locust NE 87102 or to Bataan Memorial Foundation, c/o Commander Agapito Silva, 1820 La Poblana Rd. NW 87104. French Mortuary, 1111 University Blvd. NE.