Obituaries

  • Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dr. John Mulkeen

Dr. John (Jack) Mulkeen, 79, of Murrells Inlet passed away peacefully June 19 at Waccamaw Community Hospital. Jack will be remembered for his ready laugh and love of family; his love of fishing and sailing were contagious. Born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, he served in the Marines during the Korean War and earned a bachelorís degree in education from Fitchburg State College, a masterís degree in counseling from San Francisco State College and a doctorate in counseling from Arizona State University. He worked as a psychologist with Georgetown County Mental Health and in private practice in Georgetown County for over 30 years. Jack was an avid golfer and member of Wachesaw Plantation Club.

He is survived by his loving wife, Kay Langdon Mulkeen; daughter, Patty Mulkeen Remoy (Eric) of Laurel, MD; stepdaughter, Debbie Pilcher Niedermeyer (Todd) of Mill Valley, CA; sister, Jean Belliveau of Fitchburg, MA; nephew, James Belliveau (Judy) of Fitchburg, MA; niece, Judy Belliveau of Arlington, MA; nephew, Stephen Belliveau (Sue) of Fitchburg, MA; nephew Brian Belliveau (Linda) of Fitchburg, MA; nephew Kieran Cloonan (Amanda); and grandchildren, Chet and Audrey Niedermeyer, Mill Valley, CA. He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Joanne Casey Mulkeen and his sister, Rita Mulkeen Cloonan.

Funeral service to be held at St. Michaelís Catholic Church in Garden City at 10 a.m. on Thurs., June 26. A private graveside service for family will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to support Tara Hall Home for Boys, PO Box 955, Georgetown, SC 29442.

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