Patrick George "Buddy" Mulligan, 92, of Mundelein, passed away peacefully September 5, 2021. Patrick was born January 2, 1929, in Chicago, IL to the late Michael and Anna nee Hawthorne, Mulligan of County Roscommon, Ireland. Raised in Chicago, Patrick was a graduate of Senn High School. After serving in the United States Navy for 8 years, Patrick joined the Chicago Police Academy. Upon graduating, he joined the Chicago Police Department and was a detective for 32 years. Patrick was known for his quick Irish wit and always having a smile on his face.
Patrick is survived by his loving children Karen (Jeffrey) Soprani and Michael (Carrie) Mulligan; his grandchildren Lauren Soprani Peterson and Paul (Stephanie) Soprani; and his great-grandchildren Emma Peterson, Brayden and Kennedy Soprani. Loved by many nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years, Joanie Mulligan; and his siblings Mary (Bud) Shumaker, Catherine (Jesse) Moseley, and Nancy Mulligan.
Funeral Services will be held privately. Funeral arrangements by McMurrough Funeral Chapel, Libertyville, IL. Please sign Patrick's guestbook at www.libertyvillefuneralhome.com
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 12, 2021.