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John Francis Mullarkey ALLENTOWN, PA.- John Francis Mullarkey 79, of Allentown, Pa., died June 5, 2018. John was the son of Daniel and Ellen Mullarkey and the brother of Daniel, Mary, and Francis Mullarkey. He was the father of Rebecca Sodano and Jeannette Mullarkey and grandfather to Megan and Kylie Sodano and Thomson Killea. John was married to Lois Vuono with whom he had his daughters. His second wife who preceded him in death was Doris Burtis. John passed away on June 5, 2018, after a long illness. He is survived by his daughters, Rebecca and Jeannette; his three grandchildren; and his brother, Francis. John always placed an emphasis on attaining knowledge and believed in achievement through hard work. After graduating from St. John’s University in Brooklyn, John worked as an accountant for an oil company. He later worked for the accounting firm Peat Marwick. John eventually achieved a partnership while working for the prestigious accounting firm Touche Ross in Manhattan. After leaving the private sector John worked for the U.S. Government at The Department of Energy under Secretary of Energy, Bill Richardson. While working for the DOE John was relocated many times depending on the projects he was assigned to and moved often. During that time John lived in Washington DC, Morgantown, WVa., and Westminster, Colo., and he retained a personal weekend retreat in Kerhonkson, N.Y. John also lived in Manhattan for many years and did work for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. John traveled all over the world during the working portion of his life, attending international business meetings across Europe, the Middle East, and the United States. He also wrote many books on auditing standards during the course of his accounting career. John was an interesting and intelligent person who was passionate about history and loved to read. He was a very diligent man who truly enjoyed working during the course of his long and varied career. John also found great joy in the beauty of nature and was a wonderful conversationalist and story teller. He was an extraordinary individual who will be greatly missed by his loving family. A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Doyle Funeral Home www.doylefh.com, 106 Maple Ave., Morristown, N.J., on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.
Published in Daily Freeman on June 10, 2018
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