ROBERT FRANCIS "BOB" MULVIHILL

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  • "Mr. Mulvihill was one of the best people I ever met. And..."
    - Peggy Jamieson Lawson
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    - Matthew Byrd
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    - Joe Norris, '41 GHS
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ROBERT FRANCIS MULVIHILL "Bob"  

Passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Born on March 9, 1924, he was a native Washintonian, son of the late James and Nellie Mulvihill. Bob atteneded Gonzaga College High School and Fordham University. He was an outstanding athlete, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame of both schools. Robert served in the Marine Corps in WWII. After college, he was recruited to play with the Oshkosh All Stars, a professional team of the NBL, a precursor of the NBA. An injury ended his basketball career and he became a teacher at St. Peter''s Prep of New Jersey, coached, ran a camp and tours. He was the proud father of eight children, 25 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his beloved wife of 60 years, Lee; brother Jim and sister, Doris Shanahan. He is survived by his sister, June Williams. Services were previously held. To view his full obituary please visit:


Published in The Washington Post on May 29, 2016
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