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Dale Archer McNulty
1941 - 2021
Dale Archer McNulty
Dale Archer McNulty (79) of Palm Beach, Florida, entered into eternal life peacefully and surrounded by his family on Monday, April 26, 2021, after receiving the Last Rites and the Papal Blessing.
Dale was born on May 9, 1941, in New York City to Patience Mullendore and F. Jerome "Jerry" McNulty. He grew up in Palm Beach, where he attended Palm Beach Public School and Palm Beach Private School. He went on to pursue his studies and graduated from Fairfield University in Connecticut, and had a successful career as a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 30 years. During his time in New York City he was president of the Blue Hill Troupe theatrical company where he participated in many Gilbert and Sullivan productions. He was a Board Member of Union Theological Seminary and a member of the New York Athletic Club. He was also the longest serving member of the New York City Metropolitan Club. Dale also established a home on Cushings Island in Maine, where he transformed what was once a US Army Hospital into a summer retreat for his family to enjoy for generations to come.
Most recently, Dale would split his time between Stonington, Connecticut and Palm Beach. He was an ardent music lover and was Board President of the Palm Beach Symphony. He also served as a Eucharistic minister at St. Edward Catholic Church where he and his family have attended for over 75 years. Dale and Marietta chaired multiple galas in Palm Beach over the years, with a special fondness for the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Evening of Vision Gala and the Catholic Charities Caritas Dei Gala. His willingness to be of service to others was a lifetime principle which brought him great joy. He was a respected member of the Bath and Tennis Club, the Everglades Club and the Beach Club.
Dale was a man whose character drew others to him. He was completely devoted to his family, his faith and his friends. He had the ability to make people feel special and would often share words of wisdom with others. Dale was also an energetic part of many communities. He was very well-loved and shall be greatly missed by all those who had the privilege of knowing him and enjoying his friendship.
He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Marietta Muiña McNulty. Additionally, he is survived by his sister Heather McNulty Wyser-Pratte of Palm Beach, his sons Sean McNulty of Triangle, VA and Colin (Katie) McNulty of Santa Barbara, CA, daughters Meghan (Curt) Scribner of Portland, ME and Bevin McNulty of South Portland, ME, stepsons Alfonso and Armando Camiñas-Muiña, his grandchildren Fiona, Emmett and Tucker Scribner and Brendan and Cameron McNulty, his nieces Joelle and Danielle Wyser Pratte, his mother-in-law Margarita I. Muiña and sister-in-law Margarita Muiña Glucksman, and many loving and devoted friends.
A private Mass of Christian Burial will be held to celebrate his life and legacy on Tuesday, May 4th at St. Edward Catholic Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mr. McNulty's memory in the form of a check made payable to "UM Sylvester" and sent to Sylvester Office of Advancement, P.O. Box 016960 (M-867), Miami, FL 33101. Please include "Leukemia research in memory of Dale McNulty" on the memo line of the check. A gift online can also be made via the following link: with Dale's name included in the tribute section or a gift by phone by calling Kate Santarcangelo at Sylvester Office of Development at (626) 818-8334 and mention leukemia research in memory of Dale McNulty.
His family is forever grateful to Dr. Justin Watts, Dr. Barth Green, Dr. Eduardo Alfonso, Dr. Shivank Bhatia, Dr. Mujahed Ahmed, and all the staff at Jackson Memorial hospital and UM Health System, whose dedication kept Dale happy and healthy.
"Lord, grant him eternal happiness, the happiness you reserve for the good and the just."
Published by Palm Beach Daily News from Apr. 29 to May 2, 2021.
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Mass of Christian Burial
St. Edward Catholic Church (Private Service)
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Father John Mericantante
May 10, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.
Ruby Rinker
May 9, 2021
Dear Marietta,Meghan,Bevin,Sean,Colin and families-
We are so very sorry for your loss of Dale. In the 40+ years that we have been neighbors he has always been pleasant to encounter. He had a quick wit & a quiet sense of humor . Above all one could sense how very important family meant to him.
God bless all.
Lisa & Dick
Lisa Carson
May 1, 2021
For almost fifteen years I had the pleasure and honor of serving Mr. McNulty as a team member at the Building he resided in. To say that he will be missed is an understatement! A kinder, more warmhearted Gentleman with a witty sense of humor I am yet to meet. Always with a kind and encouraging word to share Mr. McNulty would always enquire how the Team was doing and to thank us for all we did for him, his family and the community. He will be greatly missed and I am truly honored to have know him! God speed Sir!
Patrick Boulton
May 1, 2021
Mr. Dale McNulty, had a great sense of humor and was the heartbeat of the party.
May you rest peacefully with the angels.
Denise Crooks, Nurse
April 30, 2021
I will forever remember our conversation and good humor !
Father John Mericantante
April 30, 2021
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