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John F. Mulhall, aged 84 of Grand Rapids, died Saturday, March 7, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings; wife of 40 years, Nancy Mulhall and second wife, Lois Hudson Mulhall.  He is survived by his children, Patrick (Mary) Mulhall, Christy (Barry Simpson) Mulhall, Kevin (Dana) Mulhall and Brian (Amy) Mulhall; sisters Kathleen Page and Noreen McGill; Mulhall grandchildren, Sean, Conor, Nick, Frannie, Libby Davarn (and her son, Carter), Fr. Colin, Shelagh (Nate Orlikowski), Meg, Molly and Brennan; sisters-in-law, Mary Rossi and BeeCee Didion; significant other, Elaine Abel and many nieces and nephews.  John was a 1953 Grand Rapids Catholic Central graduate.  He had a 40 year career as an x-ray technician in the Grand Rapids area.  John was an avid golfer and a Detroit Lions fan.  Visitation will be Tuesday, March 10 from 2:00-4:00 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM with a Rosary at 3:00 PM at the O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd., SE.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, March 11 at 11:00 AM at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 2750 Burton St. SE with his grandson, Rev. Colin Mulhall and Rev. Peter Damian, presiding.  Interment at Resurrection Cemetery.  John’s family would like to thank Spectrum Hospice and Sunrise of Cascade for all the wonderful care given to our Dad and Grandpa.  Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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  1. So very sorry for your loss. I never met John but from knowing Kevin and Father Colin, he must have been an incredible man, father and person. I pray this transition is gentle for all.

    Please accept our deepest condolences.

  2. So sorry for your loss. I have great memories of your Dad. My thoughts are with you all.
    Renee Batt (Sorrelle)

  3. To Pat, Christy, Kevin & Brian, I wish you all comfort in the expressions of support you will now receive. Your Dad was always a quick draw with help for others and his warm-hearted humor. His soul rests as he draws ever closer to true peace in His perpetual light.

  4. Very sorry for the loss to your family. RIP John. Charlotte & Joe Christiansen. (Noreen & Kens sisters-in-law and brother)

  5. We are so sorry to hear of the huge loss to your family. Always so difficult to say goodbye. RIP John. Charlotte & Joe Christiansen. (Noreen & Kens sisters-in-law & Brother-in-law)

  6. Family of John Mulhall: I worked with John at the Lake Drive Radiology Consultants location and remember well John’s professional manner. He had a warm smile and kind spirit. May memories of his presence bring you comfort.

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