Beatrice Hazel Mathieson Mulligan, age 89, of Trumbull, CT passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 in her home. She was the devoted wife of the late James E. Mulligan.

Born in Washington D.C. she has been a Trumbull resident for the past 43 years.

In addition to raising her family Mrs. Mulligan was the director of many church choirs and always loved music. A wonderful Sunday school teacher, she welcomed many of her students into her home and kept in touch with her girls. She had a great heart for animals and was a commercial artist as well as a painter.

She will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother and is survived by her beloved sons, Rev. James E. Mulligan III and Matthew Craig Mulligan and his wife Rose Marie, grandchildren, James Vincent, Mark and his partner, Alex Hindley, Matthew Craig Jr., and Ashton Michael, nephews Greg, Raymond, Sean, and David, nieces Lynn and Kathleen.

In addition to her husband, Beatrice was predeceased by her brothers, Raymond and George.

Friends may greet her family Tuesday morning from 9:00am – 11:00am in the Redgate-Hennessy Funeral Home, 4 Gorham Place (corner of Main Street and Gorham Place), Trumbull, CT 06611. Funeral service will begin at 11:00am in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Long Hill Burial Grounds.

Those who wish to make a contribution in her memory may do so to the Stratford Animal Shelter, P.O. 1371, Stratford, CT 06614.

To send online condolences please visit www.redgatehennessy.com

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