Norman King Mullin, of Hingham, fondly known as "Mr. Balsams" died July 8, 2013 at the age of 85. Norm was born in Medford, attended Milton Schools and later Admiral Farragut Academy in NJ. As a child, he flew with Amelia Earhart while attending an air show in Milton. He attended Tufts University before entering the United States Naval Academy. While in the Navy during the Korean Conflict
, Norm served aboard a destroyer in minesweeper service in the Mediterranean, North Atlantic and the Far East. He was the owner and President of C.K Mullin, Inc. before retiring in 1991 and a Past President of the New England Coatings Association. He enjoyed skiing, spending time in Cape Cod and travel. Husband of the late Chessie (McFadden) Mullin, his one and only. Loving father of Susie O'Rourke and her husband Bob, Rick Mullin and his wife Andrea, all of Hanover, Cindy Donovan and her husband Jim of Marshfield, Jody Murphy and her husband PJ of Cohasset, Joe Mullin and his wife Gayle of Scituate, Jonathan Mullin and his wife Debbie of Duxbury and the late Chris Mullin Weitz. Also lovingly survived by 17 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Wednesday 4 - 8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, South Weymouth, at 809 Main Street (Rte. 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9 a.m. on Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass in Church of the Resurrection, 1057 Main St., Hingham at 10 a.m. Burial in Milton Cemetery. Donations in memory of Norm may be made to Norwell VNA and Hospice, 120 Longwater Drive, Norwell, MA 02061 or Notre Dame Preparatory School, 815 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286. See www.Keohane.com
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