William C. Mulligan

November 26, 1941 - January 7, 2021
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William Clark Mulligan passed away from cancer at home in Venice, FL on Thursday, January 7 attended by loving family members. Bill was born in 1941 in Salem, MA to William G. and Jeannette M. Mulligan. He grew up in Peabody, MA and graduated from Peabody High School in 1960. He married his wife Judy (Judith Morley) in 1965. He served in the 26th Yankee Division Army National Guard from 1962 to 1968. He lived most of his married life in Beverly, MA and worked for many years in the aerospace industry. After retiring from that, he worked several years at Endicott College in Beverly. In 2010 he moved with his wife to the community of IslandWalk in Venice, FL where they lived happily, making many new friends and enjoying the warm weather.

Bill and Judy loved to travel and visited many places in the U.S., Europe, Asia and exotic places such as Easter Island, Machu Picchu and the Amazon River. He was an avid Red Sox fan and loved baseball in any form, attending his grandsons’ Little League games until his illness made it too difficult. He and his wife volunteered with the IslandWalk Backpack program, affiliated with All Faiths Food Bank in Sarasota, raising funds, packing weekend food and delivering it to elementary schools in North Port, FL. He also enjoyed playing in the IslandWalk Bocce League for many years.

Bill is survived by his wife and three of his four children, Susan McGinnity of North Port FL, Michael Mulligan of Daytona Beach FL and Mark Mulligan of Lebanon, ME. He was predeceased by his beloved son Brian in 1975. He leaves 5 grandchildren, Sean Mulligan of Danvers, MA, Evan and Justin McGinnity of North Port FL and Conor and Reagan Mulligan of Lebanon, ME.

The family thanks Tidewell Hospice and Farley Funeral Home for their compassionate care. Remembrances may be shared at FarleyFuneralHome.com. Bill would be honored by donations to All Faiths Food Bank of Sarasota, Tidewell Hospice or the American Cancer Society.

The family will host a celebration of life in Venice at a time and place as yet undetermined. A funeral mass and internment will be held in Danvers MA at a later date.

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Born: November 26, 1941
Died: January 7, 2021

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Linda Bouchard posted on 1/15/21

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Linda Bouchard posted on 1/15/21

To Judy and Family, So sorry to hear of Bill's passing. You are all in my prayers.

 

Marie and Ken Allen posted on 1/14/21

Rest in peace dear Bill.

 

Marie and Ken Allen posted on 1/14/21

My dear Judy, We so very sorry -- Bill was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed. Sending love and prayers to you, your children and grandchildren.

 

Bob and Helen Struckmeyer posted on 1/14/21

With great sorrow we say goodbye to a loving, lifetime friend who was always there when needed. Our prayers continue for his wife Judy and their entire family. We were blessed to have known him. Godspeed dear friend. May you rest in eternal peace.

 

Guu. Rigano posted on 1/14/21

You will be missed but not forgotten rest in peace my good friend g

 

Debra King posted on 1/13/21

Bill will be missed by the IslandWalk Backpacks group. He was a dependable volunteer who rode shotgun on bi-weekly trips to deliver weekend food to a local elementary school for our group for several years. He really enjoyed volunteering in the concession stand with us at the Atlanta Braves Spring Training facility. My sincere condolences to Judy and the family on Bill’s passing.

 

mary coan posted on 1/13/21

My sincere condolences. Cousin Bill was very special to us all.

 

Joanne Carr posted on 1/13/21

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Joanne Carr posted on 1/13/21

My heart is broken. Bill was such a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. My broken heart goes out to my amazing cousin, Judy. Her heart is most certainly broken. I am praying for Judy, the children and the grandchildren who adored him. May God bless Bill’s soul and and may he Rest In Peace in the arms of his Heavenly Father. And may God bless Judy and the entire family as they begin the long road toward the healing process.

 

Angela Puska posted on 1/13/21

So sorry Judy you and your family will miss him Deepest sympathy Doug & Angela

 

Pete Haynes posted on 1/13/21

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Pete Haynes posted on 1/13/21

Judy, So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May the wonderful memories you two created live on with you and help you through this most difficult time. My sincere condolences to you and your entire family. Most sincerely, Pete Haynes

 

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