Mary Rocheford Mulheran
92, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother died peacefully, at Friendship Village, Bloomington, MN on December 4, 2012. Born July 6, 1920, in Minneapolis, Mary was fourth of eight children of Lawrence and Anne Trow Rocheford. She was educated at Incarnation School, Academy of Holy Angels, and College of St. Catherine. Marrying Joseph G. Mulheran in 1941, they raised 7 children, Joe (Jean) Mulheran, Mollie (Tom) Raih, Kassie (Jim) Knopick, Dan (Carol) Mulheran, John (Mollie) Mulheran, Paul Mulheran (dec. 1973), Peter (Mary) Mulheran.
Following an exemplary marriage of 56 years, Mary was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 1997. The gift of Faith was their great legacy to their family.
Mary lived to see 26 grandchildren, Beth (Jon dec. 2012) Rainier, Brian (Angela) Mulheran, Greg (Maureen) Mulheran, Michael (Christine) Mulheran, Peter (Sally) Raih, Chris (Jean) Raih, Paul Raih, David Raih, John Raih, Ben Knopick (dec. 1985), Alex (Patty) Knopick, Kate (Ryan) Coates, Andrew (Katie) Knopick, Megan Knopick, James Knopick, Dan (Katy) Mulheran, Mary (T.J.) McNiff, Colleen Mulheran, Paul Mulheran, John Paul (Sarah) Mulheran, Patrick (Melissa) Mulheran, Joseph Mulheran, Bridget Mulheran, Peter Mulheran, Katie Mulheran, Matt Mulheran.
Mary's 27 great-grandchildren include Brendan, Brody, Anna, Evelyn, Madeleine, Finn, Jack, Emma, Sam, Tommy, Jack, Leo, Will, Katie, Molly, Bridget, Patrick, Tommy, Aidan, Danny, Liam, Kellan, Kylie, Mason, Peyton, Kennadi, Brogan.
Mass of Christian Burial 11:00AM Monday December 10, with visitation beginning at 9:00AM at The Church of Our Lady of Grace, 5051 Eden Avenue, Edina, MN. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Edina Chapel 952-920-3996
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