Obituary: Joseph Mullen, Longtime Firefighter on Hanover Street

MULLEN JOSEPH (BFD) of South Boston, Jan. 21, 2014. Son of the late Martin H., Sr. (Ret. BFD) & Alice “Sis” (Keefe) Mullen. Husband of Karen (Laurinaitis) Mullen. Loving father of Michael of Woburn, Heather & Christine of South Boston. Kathleen & husband William McDermott of Dorchester. Beloved “Papa” of Adria Mullen. Loving brother of Martin & wife Lisa Mullen of Quincy, Maureen & husband James Harvey of Quincy, Dennis (Ret. BPD) & wife Kathleen of South Boston, Jacqueline Toland of Dorchester, Brian, Thomas & Daniel (BFD) of South Boston & the late Paul (Ret. BFD), James & John Mullen. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces & nephews. Visiting hours at the Casper Funeral Home, 187 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON on Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial on Monday at 10:00 A.M. in Gate of Heaven Church. Interment services are private. Member of Local 718 BFD. US Marine Vietnam Veteran. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Joe’s memory to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.