Charles E. "Scuffy" Muniec

February 23, 1926 - January 29, 2017
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Charles E. “Scuffy” Muniec, 90, of Brimfield, MA passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017.  Born February 23, 1926 in Palmer, MA, he was the son of the late Victor and Mary (Lebida) Muniec.  Educated in Palmer schools, Charles proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was employed by Diamond International for many years.


Charles was a member and past Commander of VFW Post 1813, a member of the Amvets Club and the St. Mary’s Club in Bondsville, MA.  He was an avid Polka music fan and loved Polka dancing. He was a lifelong N.Y. Yankees fan.


Charles is survived by his son Larry Muniec and his wife Heidi and three daughters Judy Powers and her husband Michael; Barbara Veale and her husband Alan and Pamela Lessard and his sister Irene Niejadlik. He also leaves 9 beloved grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Sadly he was predeceased by his wife Evelyn (Cembura) Muniec, grandson Christopher and great-grandson Trevor.

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Visitation Information

Visiting hours at the funeral home are Friday, February 3, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM

Service Information

Funeral services for Charles will be held Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 9:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM in Christ the King Church, Warsaw Ave., Ludlow, MA.  Rites of Committal with Military Honors will be Monday, February 6, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Agawam, MA.

Donation Information

Memorial donations in Charles’ memory may be made to Bethany Charismatic Church, P.O. Box 607, Palmer, MA 01069.


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Born: February 23, 1926
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The staff of Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home.


Sue and Jim Pasterczyk posted on 2/4/17

Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire family of Charles E. Muniec. Special words go out to Charles' daughter, Judy Powers, and Charles grandchildren John, Lori, and Tim. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. We're sure you have wonderful memories of your Father or Grandfather. Those memories will last a lifetime!!!!!! Love, Sue and Jim Pasterczyk (and the entire Wisconsin family)


Herb. Kingston posted on 1/31/17

My prayers go out to the family. I worked with Scuffy many years at Diamond. Scuffy was an enjoyable person to be around. He will be missed by many people.