Mary Ann Mullen


Posted: Friday, September 14, 2007


  Mary Ann Mullen

Mary Ann Mullen

Longtime Homer resident Mary Ann Mullen died Saturday, Sept. 8, 2007, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer from cancer. She was 75.

Graveside services will be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Hickerson Memorial Cemetery in Homer, where her ashes will be laid to rest next to her husband, William. The Rev. Floyd Seekins will officiate.

Mrs. Mullen was born July 21, 1932, in Evansville, Ind. She moved to Homer in 1955 and worked at the Family Caf, the Sterling Caf, the Homer Senior Center, Alaska Seafood Cannery, Clemen's Watch Repair and Gift Ship, Alaska Wildberry Products, Alexander's Bakery and Flip's Fly In Restaurant. She was a member of the Pioneers of Alaska, American Legion Auxiliary, Homer Ice Racing Association and the Fire Department Auxiliary. She volunteered with the Homer Winter Carnival and built many of the parade floats for the Winter Carnival Beauty Pageant queens. She also helped with the Homer Fair. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting and collecting cookbooks.

Mrs. Mullen was preceded in death by her husband.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Leeanne Mullen of Anchor Point, Ron Mullen of Homer and Bob and Jo Dawn Mullen of Anchor Point; grandsons, Gary Carlson of Sydney, Australia, Aaron Riksen of Everett, Wash., Tom Mullen of Camp Pendleton, Calif., and Tim Millar of Hermitage, Tenn.; grandson and granddaughter-in-law, James and Kim Carlson of Stanwood, Wash.; granddaughter, Janelle Herrera of Anchorage; granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Summer and Brandon Bertsch of Sidney, Ohio; great-grandsons, Christian Herrera and Nick and Justice Herrera, all of Anchorage; and great-granddaughters, Justine Carlson of Stanwood and Angela Herrera of Anchorage.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Ann Mullen Memorial Account, C/O Alaska USA, P.O. Box 196613, Anchorage, AK 99519-6613.

Arrangements were made by Homer Funeral Home.

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