Brenda Ann Conlin Mullin, 81, of East Providence, passed away Sunday evening, April 12, 2020 at HopeHealth Hospice/Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. She found peace and eternal rest surrounded by the love of her family.
Born in Ottawa, Canada, 1939. She moved to Watertown, NY with her family at a young age. She graduated from Nazareth College in Rochester, NY then moved to Boston, MA. to start her career as a Social Worker for Catholic Charities Adoption Services. She became an American citizen while living in Boston; an experience she cherished and honored for many years as a voter polling volunteer. A resident of Rumford, RI for forty three years she was active in St. Margaret’s Parish and a member of the choir. She was the daughter of the late Rupert Victor Conlin and Edna M. Callaghan Conlin Cushman, Watertown NY.
Ann’s passion was her faith, caring for and helping others. But her most important and beloved vocation was being a mother to her two children, Francis James Russell Mullin III of Providence and Maryann Conlin Mullin Lynch of Rumford, her husband, Daniel P. Lynch; her two grandchildren, Katherine Rose Lynch, 21, and James Michael Lynch, 13. She was sister of the late R. Victor Conlin, Jr. of West Palm Beach, Fla. and A. Gail Conlin Phillips of Watertown, NY.
The following organizations provided most appreciated services to Ann. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to one of the following;
Meals on Wheels of Rhode Island
70 Bath St., Providence, RI 02908
1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904
American Lung Association
PO Box 11039, Lewiston, ME 04243-9409
A Mass of Christian burial will be held for family and friends once social distancing restrictions are lifted. We look forward to celebrating Ann’s life with our family and friends.
In lieu of the current coronavirus crisis, a private, family prayer service will take place at Perry-McStay Funeral Home. Friends and family are invited to view a live video stream here of the prayer service on Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 5 PM.