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Robert F. Mullen

Obituary for Robert F. Mullen

February 29, 1944 - March 23, 2019
Hooksett, New Hampshire | Age 75


Robert F. Mullen, age 75, of Hooksett, died March 23, 2019 at the Concord Regional Hospice House. He was supported throughout his lengthy illness with love from family and friends.
Born in Drexel Hill, PA on February 29, 1944, he was the son of Andrew Joseph Mullen and Blanche "Dolly" McCaffrey Mullen. He graduated from Monsignor Bonner Catholic High School, and attended Penn State University in State College, PA graduating in 1966.
After graduation, he served U.S. Air Force active duty until 1971. He also served in the Air National Guard until 1991 and obtained rank of Major. Robert was stationed all over the world, but was most proud to be stationed in Soesterberg, Holland as part of the 32nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron.
Robert was an active member of the Passaconaway Club, and many veterans groups throughout New England. In the summertime, his favorite place undoubtedly was boating on Newfound Lake. Bob was a faithful and true Penn State Nittany Lion fan, and always cheered for his sons and grandchildren's sports teams at all levels. An opportunity to spend time with family or friends was never missed, and Bob always left with more friends than he came with.
Family members include two sons, Daniel Mullen and wife Megan of Gainesville, FL; Patrick Mullen and wife Erin of Wexford, PA; and daughter Kathryn Mullen O'Sullivan and husband John O'Sullivan of New York City, NY. Former wife, Barbara Mullen of Manchester. Grandchildren that Robert dearly loved, Rowan; Canon; Joseph; Breelyn; Vivian; and Finn. Robert joins in heaven his two sisters, Lorraine Mullen McCabe, and Mary Anne Mullen Nagy. Also surviving Robert his brother-in-law John McCabe of Glen Mills, PA, and nephews Bobby and Michael Nagy.
Robert was a longtime communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Hooksett.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Friday, March 29, 2019 in St. Catherine of Siena Church, Hemlock St, Manchester. Burial with military honors followed in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Liberty House for Veterans' Transitional Living, 75 W Baker St, Manchester, NH 03103 or to the charity of one's choice.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory assisted with arrangements.
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