Thomas Arthur Mullen


Thomas Arthur Mullen, 80, of Rush Hill, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, at the University Hospital.

A mass of Christian burial will be at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Brendan Catholic Church.

Tom was born on June 12, 1942, in Lawrence, Mass., the son of Charles and Alberta (Phish) Mullen. He married Mary Ellen Murphy on Feb. 23, 1968, at St. Michael Catholic Church.

He was a member of St. Brendan Catholic Church. For 25 years Tom organized the St. Brendan Christmas Dinner. Tom also helped with the Good Deeds delivering furniture and household supplies to those in need. He had been active in the community for many years. Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching television and reading.

Tom is survived by his wife, Mary of the home; two children, Victoria Prior (Peter Lavigne) and Sean (Candy) Mullen both of Rush Hill; eight grandchildren, David, Mary and Eric Prior, Shard Mullen, Jane, Kevin, Bethany and Caleb Claggett; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Joseph Mullen of Massachusetts.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Alberta Mullen; and six siblings.

Memorial donations may be made to Knights of Columbus. They may be sent to Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

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