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Brian T. Mulhern

Brian T. Mulhern, 74, of Pittston, passed away peacefully Saturday, April 3, 2021, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital surrounded by his children.

Born on October 6, 1946, he was the son of the late Thomas and Anna McHale Mulhern.

He was a 1964 graduate of St. John the Evangelist High School, and a 1974 graduate of King’s College. Brian proudly served his country in the US Navy on the USS Chevalier during Vietnam. He retired from a long career with the Department of Public Welfare, Tunkhannock where he was a manager.

Brian’s love for his family was immeasurable. An adoring father and grandfather affectionately called Papa, he

enjoyed spending his time with his children and grandchildren who adored him.

Brian was proud to be Irish and traveled numerous times to Ireland with his brothers and sisters. The bond they shared and the memories they have made together will be cherished forever.

In his younger years, Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing with family and friends.

To know Brian was to love him. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Angela Agliata Mulhern; brother, Thomas Mulhern; and sister, Ann Clark.

Surviving are his children, Christine DiPippo and her husband Greg, Lansdale; Tracie Delay and her husband Jason, Mt. Pleasant, SC; and Brian C. Mulhern and his wife Gigi, Mt. Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Gregory, Nicholas, and Gianna DiPippo; Ella, Ethan, and Brady Delay; Brelynn, Dylan, Chase, and Gavin Mulhern; sisters, Ellen Sickler, Pittston; Linda Smith, Dunmore: and Mary Miller and her husband Harry Radle, Dupont; brother, Daniel Mulhern and his wife Lynne, Fredericksburg, VA; numerous nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 10:00am in St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston. Those attending are asked to go directly to the church. Interment, St. Rocco’s Cemetery. CDC guidelines of wearing a face covering and maintaining social distance will be followed. Arrangements are entrusted to Adonizio Funeral Home, LLC, 251 William Street, Pittston.

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Apr 07, 2021

I have such fond memories of car pooling from Pittston to work at Wyoming County Assistance Office with Brian. He was a big part of my work family, and his love for Angela and his children was evident in the many stories he shared over the years. The world will miss his big heart. May he rest in peace ❤️

Karen Fry


Apr 07, 2021

Thank you Brian for always bringing laughter and light. Herb Baldwin


Apr 07, 2021

Christine,Tracie, Brian and family,

I am so sorry about the passing of Brian. He was always one of my favorite people. His memory will carry on in the wonderful children that he and your Mom raised. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

George Cosgrove


Apr 06, 2021


I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. We spent many hours together laughing and cheering at track meets. He was such a great guy!

Condolences to you and your family.

Nancy Newcomb


Apr 06, 2021

So sorry for your loss he was a great man and a great neighbor. He will be missed but he will always be in your heart ❤️.

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