Roger P. Mulligan - April 26, 2011

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  RAVENA – Roger P. Mulligan, 81, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 26, 2011 with his loving family by his side. Roger was born in Teaneck, NJ son of the late John and Estelle Mulligan and had lived in Ravena most of his life. He was a 1947 graduate of R-C-S High School and was an Air Force veteran serving during the Korean War in England for 4 years. Roger had worked 19 years at Remington Rand as a service repairman and retired after 22 years as Chief of Maintenance for the Albany Housing Authority. He was a member of the Mother McAuley Council 3424 Knights of Columbus and a communicant of St. Patrick’s Parish, Ravena.
Survivors include his wife, Frances; daughters, Jane Ann (Duane) Whalen, Judi (Steve) Sprague and Jacquelin Hotaling; adored grandchildren, Allison, Julia and Kylie Whalen, Nathan and Skylar Sprague, Kayla, Michael and Sara Hotaling; brother, Arthur (Beverlee) Mulligan; friend and brother-in-law, John Margiasso; and many special nieces and nephews. Roger was predeceased by his brothers, Edward, Eugene and Bernard Mulligan and sisters, Rosemary (Frank) Rowe and Estelle (George) DuJardin.
Funeral services will be held 9AM Saturday, April 30th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Coeymans. Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Friday from 5 to 7 PM. Contributions in memory of Roger may be made to the Ravena Rescue Squad, PO Box 144, Ravena, NY 12143 or the Vermont Veterans Home, 325 North St., Bennington, VT 05201.