Daughters post sincere death advertisements full of jokes in honor of their deceased father, 68, who unexpectedly died in his lounger & # 39; as he had threatened for years & # 39;
- Thomas WJ Mulligan, unexpectedly died at home in Nashua, New Hampshire
- Also known as & # 39; Tomm & # 39; the father was known to be joking with his family
- Mulligan, & # 39; a Brooklyn child & # 39 ;, lived the & # 39; American Dream & # 39 ;, daughters wrote
- Worked more than 20 years at the local clinic and was & # 39; exceptionally firm Santa & # 39;
- & # 39; Never missed a chance to make an inappropriate joke, & # 39; his girls remembered
- Was passionate about comic books, bingo games and & # 39; children are uncomfortable making & # 39;
- His love for Doctor Who was only surpassed by his love of not wearing pants at home
- In recent years took loving care of his wife Iris, who has advanced dementia
- After the funeral at St. Louis de Gonzague Church, was buried in the cemetery of St. Louis
Thomas WJ Mulligan of Nashua & died in his lounger at home as he had threatened for years, Amy Schiripo and Kim Mulligan wrote in a humorous and cordial obituary
Two daughters wrote a death announcement full of jokes to their wise-cracking father when he unexpectedly died in his New Hampshire home, still in his lounger, as he long claimed he would.
Thomas WJ Mulligan of Nashua, 68 years old, & # 39; died at home in his lounger as he had threatened for years & # 39 ;, wrote Amy Schiripo and Kim Mulligan to his knees estimate published on Saturday in The Nashua Telegraph.
Also known as & # 39; Tomm & # 39 ;, Mulligan & # 39; was a Brooklyn child who grew up to live the American dream of marriage, a career, a suburban home and two pain in the butt children & # 39 , wrote the daughters in a lighthearted tone that echoed the playfulness and love of their beloved father.
Mulligan died of unknown causes after devoting himself in recent years to caring for his wife, Iris, who has advanced dementia.
& # 39; He will be remembered by everyone who knew him, except Iris of course. All the rest, however, & # 39 ;, according to the death announcement.
Mulligan pictured with his wife Iris (right) and daughter Kim (left) and Amy Schiripo
In recent years, Mulligan took care of his wife Iris, who suffers from advanced dementia
Mourners and even people who did not know Mulligan announced that they had been left in stitches by the daughters' humorous and sincere words.
& # 39; Know that even strangers like me enjoyed a laugh, knowing that Tomm and Iris have done something good to raise such funny kids. With sympathy and kind regards, "Kathleen Palmer wrote in one post on the website of Anctil Rochette and Son Funeral Home.
Kim, referred to in the memory as his & # 39; favorite & # 39; daughter, and the & # 39; other daughter & # 39 ;, Amy, wrote that their father & # 39; never missed the opportunity to make an inappropriate joke or take a cigarette break. & # 39;
He went to the now closed shutter Bishop Ford Catholic High School in Brooklyn and worked for more than two decades in technology at the Lahey Clinic in Nashua.
At the clinic, his daughters wrote: & # 39; he was clearly indispensable, but his exact position remains a mystery. & # 39; And, she added, & # 39; he was an extraordinary Santa & # 39.;
The father's passions were comic books, lotto games and & # 39; making his children uncomfortable & # 39 ;, his girls wrote. & # 39; He really liked cheese. & # 39;
And in a nod to the quirky side of their father, they revealed that he was a fan of the British television program for time travel, Doctor Who.
The image above describes the acronrym for TARDIS, the name of the spaceship used by Doctor Who, the protagonist in the British time travel television show of the same name, which Mulligan loved, wrote his daughters Kim (left) and Amy in their dad's & # 39; s death notice.
& # 39; His love for Doctor Who was surpassed only by his love to wear pants at home, & # 39; wrote the daughters. & # 39; He often combined these two interests. & # 39;
Mulligan was remembered as a & # 39; dedicated & # 39; to his two grandchildren, Xander and Alana Schiripo. He was also survived by his brother Keith and niece Mariah Borthwick Brooklyn.
Services were held for Mulligan on Saturday at the St. Louis de Gonzague Church in Nashua and his funeral followed at the nearby St. Louis Cemetery.
Instead of flowers, the family asked for donations to childsplaycharity.org, which provides gifts to children's hospitals, clinics, shelters for domestic violence, and other facilities where children need games for distraction and therapeutic play.
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