Clare F. (Fritschey) Mulligan

Born: Mon., Jun. 8, 1925
Died: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019


Private Services

Location: Indiantown Gap National Cemetery


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Clare Fritschey Mulligan, age 93 of Stony Creek Mills PA passed away on Tuesday Jan 8th 2019 at Ecumenical Retirement Community, Paxtang, PA. Born in Reading, PA, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Leona Fritschey. She is survived by her sister Mary, brother Eugene, daughters Mary, Margaret and Patricia, her son Donald, eight grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. During World War II, Clare commuted from Reading to Middletown to work in a government office.  After the war she married Donald Mulligan and raised 5 children in Stony Creek Mills, not far from her siblings and their families. After the children grew and moved away and her husband retired from an engineering firm, the couple spent time as independent truckers travelling the United States for several years until an accident ended the adventure. Clare then worked for years at a dance studio in Reading PA. After her husband's passing in 2001, Clare moved to several apartments before settling at the Ecumenical Community in Paxtang PA near her daughter Margaret. To the end, Clare was always partial to Oysters and Chocolate Martinis.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald, sisters Arlene and Doris and daughter Susan. Private services will be held in the Harrisburg area and a memorial service and interment at Fort Indiantown Gap PA will be scheduled for early June. Condolences may be left on the guestbook at www.zimmerman-auer.com Those desiring to make contributions may do so to a hospice of their choice.

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Karen Rimby
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
To the whole mulligan family! Wanted to say how sorry we are for the loss of Claire! She was a wonderful person! We loved you guys as neighbors! So many wonderful memories! I still remember Claire helping me with all my home economics projects. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you! Love Kirk Orth. Karen Orth

Chris Wasik
   Posted Thu January 10, 2019
Clare was thought about fondly, often, by me and my family, after she left working with us at ABC Dance about 20 years ago. We always thought of her as a special person. Condolences to the family of a "great" lady.
Chris, Wally, Michelle, & Wendi

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