George D. Mulligan, Sr.



George Dennis Mulligan Sr., 84, of Fredericksburg passed away Wednesday, July 12, 2017 peacefully at his home.

Mr. Mulligan was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps having served during the Korean Conflict. He served 23 years as a Special Agent with the Naval Investigative Service. Following his retirement, he worked for an additional 20 years as a security contractor. He was born on June 17, 1933 in Norristown, Pennsylvania and graduated from St. Matthews High School. He later attended St. Bonaventure College and graduated from the University of Scranton.

George was a devoted husband, father, and friend who enjoyed fishing, woodworking, reading, music and time at his cabin. He was an avid Nationals and Redskins fan. He was happiest spending time with his grandchildren and friends, and recounting colorful tales about childhood adventures. He was a member of Nativity Parish in Burke, Virginia for more than 30 years.

Survivors include his children, George D. Mulligan, Jr., Hilary Mulligan, Mary Sisson, Laura Gesiotto, Heather Burgess; grandchildren Elena, Ashlyn, Taylor, Lauren, Quinn, Sydney, Dennis, Ryanne, Blane, Greg, Danny, Landen; and niece Mary Sue Mulligan. George was the son of the late Dr. George D. Mulligan and Elizabeth (Bean) Mulligan. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Mary Alice Mulligan and granddaughter Savannah Burgess.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 24 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A Mass of Celebration will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 25 at The Church of the Nativity 6400 Nativity Lane, Burke, Va 22015. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, 273 Columbus Avenue, Suite 10, Tuckahoe, NY 10707 or Little Sisters of the Poor, Jeanne Jugan Residence, 4200 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC 20017-1554.