Tom entered this world on April 27, 1947 forty hours after his twin sister, Barbara, to the late Edward and Alice Parker Mullen. He was Fishtown born and raised. Tom was a proud Marine Corps. veteran serving in Vietnam, where he attained the rank of Sergeant. Following his military service, he was employed by Maritrans, and worked on tugs along the east coast as an assistant marine engineer, retiring from the tug 'Liberty" in 2008. He will be remembered as a loving family man who had the 'Mullen' sense of humor. He enjoyed the simple things in life like having a smoke and cup of coffee in the yard watching the birds or sitting in his recliner looking out the window and watching Jeopardy. He is the beloved husband of Rosemarie D. Mullen ( nee Ance ). Devoted father of Deborah Ann Mullen, Sharon Felicioni ( Robert ), Thomas P. Mullen, Jr. and Patrick J. Mullen ( Lauren ). Dear brother of Marie Szewczak ( Al ), Edward Mullen ( the late Rosemary ), his twin Barbara Eckert ( William ), Alice Donnelly, Michael Mullen ( Jerry ), Dennis Mullen ( the late Cheryl ), Mary Zgrezepski ( the late John ), Matthew Mullen ( Germaine ) and the late John, Joseph ( Claire ) and Patricia. Loving Pop-Pop of Isabel, Dominic, Samantha and Bennett.. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing and funeral on Friday, February 14, 2020, beginning at 10:30 AM, in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Fishtown, where his funeral Mass will begin at 12 Noon. Interment will follow with full military honors at Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown, PA. In lieu of flowers the family is respectfully requesting memorial contributions to Holy Name Church or the Disabled american Veterans at the addresses below.
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Disabled American Veterans
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076
Holy Name of Jesus Church
701 East Gaul Street, Philadelphia PA 19125