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Littleton, CO - John "Jack" Patrick Mulligan, Peabody High School, Class of 1953, passed away surrounded by his family early Tuesday morning, May 28 after a battle against Melanoma cancer.
Born August 4, 1935 in Peabody. Pitched a one-hit championship baseball game against Beverly HS. After graduating from Peabody High School in 1953, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1954 with an honorable discharge from the Reserves in 1962. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. While working for Stone & Webster Engineering Corp, he moved his family from Salem, Massachusetts to Colorado in 1976 and retired after 30+ years.
Son of Rose and Pat Mulligan, Jack is survived by Carol Mulligan, Spouse for almost 60 years; brother, Hugh Mulligan (Kay) and sister Ann Bettencourt (Tony); daughters, Colleen Mulligan (Bill Swanson) and Kathleen Wiggins; sons, John Jr (Kathleen), David (Diana), and Brian (Amy); ten grandkids and one great-granddaughter, Michael (Ashley), Alexandra, Stephen, Taylor, John, Brigid, Shannon, Maura, Brendan, Collin, and Madison Mae.
Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on June 12, 2019 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church, 6673 West Chatfield Ave, Littleton, CO 80128. Burial will follow at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Denver, Colo.
Jack wanted everyone to know "I never took many Mulligan's on the golf course".
Published on June 6, 2019
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4 posts

Sue Aldredge Brewington
Jun 12, 2019
Carol! I am so saddened to learn of Jack's passing. I will always remember his smile and gentle humor. What a special neighbor he was.
My sympathy to you and the family.
I would enjoy talking with you when the time is right.Sue
Carol Meechin
Jun 06, 2019
So sorry for your loss Carol and Family.
Carl Seaberg
Jun 06, 2019
My deepest sympathies to Carol and the entire family. Jack and I were both classmates at PHS and shipmates on the USCGC Casco (WAVP-370). Jack always had a smile on his face. Great guy.
RIP Jack
Mary Civiello-Brennan
Jun 06, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about Jack's passing. On behalf of the Civiello family we send our deepest sympathy.
We will keep Jack in our thoughts and prayers.

Lucille & Family.