Monday, May 18th, 2009
John W. Mulligan, 81, of 11404 state Route 364, St.Marys, died at 1:55 p.m. May 15, 2009, at the Golden Living Center - Valley Nursing Home, St.Marys.
He was born January 19, 1928, in Dayton to Patrick J. and Agnes Hamman Mulligan.
Survivors are four daughters, Beverly Schwartz, St.Marys, Mary Agnes (Steve) Watercutter, Fort Loramie, Cynthia May, Lithia Springs, Ga., and Michelle Mulligan, Sidney; a son Mark Mulligan, Columbus; a sister, Patricia Lewis, Springfield; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter Cheryl Mulligan; a sister Eileen Strasburg; two brothers Dennis Mulligan and Donald Mulligan; and his former wife Betty (Marchal) Bowersock.
He retired from the U.S. Department of Defense, having worked as a warehouseman at the Defense Electronic Supply Center (DESC), Dayton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St.Marys.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating. Burial, with graveside military rites, will follow at the Gethsemane Cemetery, St.Marys.
Calling is 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at the Miller Long & Folk Funeral Home, St.Marys.
Contributions can be made to Holy Rosary Catholic School.
Condolences can be left at www. millerfuneralhomes.net.