August 27, 1934 - March 3, 2020
Obituaries » Robert N. Mullen
Robert Norman Mullen, 85, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at his home in Berlin. Robert was born on Aug. 27, 1934, in East Berkshire, Vermont, the son of A. Barbara (Combs) and Robert J. Mullen. After graduating from Richford High School, Bob studied at the University of Vermont where he received both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Dairy Sciences and played trumpet in the UVM Concert Band. It was during these UVM years that Bob married his hometown sweetheart, Peggy Ann Lawliss, on Sept. 7, 1954, and they began growing their family in 1955 with six children arriving over the next 12 years. Robert is survived by his wife, children, sister, grandchildren and extended family. A funeral service was held on Monday, March 9, 2020, at the Berlin Congregational Church, followed by a reception in the church hall. Memorial contributions may be made to Berlin Congregational Church, 1808 Scott Hill Road, Berlin, VT 05602; or to the Central Vermont Humane Society, 1589 VT Route 14 South, East Montpelier, VT 05651. Those wishing to express online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.