Robert C. "Bob" Mullen - LBG #7
Bob Mullen, 83, of Gettysburg, died Saturday,
January 23rd at the Gettysburg Hospital. He was born Dec. 10, 1926 in
Forest Hills, son of the late Christopher F. J. and Margaret L.
(Ellrod) Mullen. Bob was predeceased by his wife, Eileen Ormand Mullen,
who died Nov. 29, 1996.
Mr. Mullin was a veteran of World War II, serving
the United States Navy. After his military service he graduated from
Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and was employed by the
Westinghouse Electric Corp. for the next 35 years.
Bob served as a licensed battlefield guide for the
first being licensed in 1985. He guided regularly until poor
health forced him to curtail his activities though he still cheerfully
served guide board duties from 2005 to 2008 even though he
not have the strength to tour. He retired from guiding last year and
Guide Supervisor Clyde Bell gave him his old badge - Badge #7 - back in
honor of Bob's many years of faithful guiding services.
Survivors include his daughter Kelli M. Kulp and
husband Jonathan of LeClair Iowa; two sons, Patrick D. Mullen and his
wife Dorothy of Baltimore and Mark M. Mullin and his wife Melissa of
Hershey; ten grandchildren; and a sister, Marilyn Bruckman of Forest
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan
at 11 AM at the Monahan Funeral Home in Gettysburg with the Rev. Robert
Eickelberg officiating. Interment with full military honors will be in
the Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends on
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010 from 5 to 8 PM and on Wednesday from 9 to 11 AM
at the funeral home. Memorials can be made to the Adams County
Historical Society, 111 N. West Confederate Avenue, GB PA 17325.