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Daniel Mullen, 75
By Staten Island Advance
Thursday, July 29, 2010, 8:36 AM


Family Photo - Daniel Mullen, 1957Daniel P. Mullen, 75, of West Brighton, a retired Port Authority engineer/systems analyst, died July 10 in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton.

Born in Port Richmond, he graduated from St. Peterís Boys High School. He moved to New Brighton in the early 1960s and relocated to Manhattan in the early 1970s. He returned to the Island 10 years later, settling in West Brighton.  Mr. Mullen earned his bachelorís degree in industrial engineering and masterís degree in business administration from New York University.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1953 to 1956, achieving the rank of sergeant. Disabled during his service, he was grateful for assistance from the American Legion and supported that organization.  He worked as a senior engineer/systems analyst for the Port Authority for more than 10 years, until retiring in the late 1990s. 

Mr. Mullen subscribed to the Metropolitan Opera and was a frequent museum visitor and supporter. Favorites were the Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Museum of Natural History and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

He loved joking with his nieces and nephews and was known for his impromptu, dry Irish wit.  Mr. Mullen was a parishioner of Sacred Heart R.C. Church, West Brighton.  Surviving are his brothers, Brian P. and Edward J.

The funeral service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Harmon Home for Funerals, West Brighton. Arrangements include cremation.

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