The Life of Daniel B. Mulry

Daniel B. Mulry, 91, of Ansonia entered into eternal rest on Tuesday April 19, 2016 at home. He is the husband of the late Catherine Brown Mulry. Dan was born in Ansonia on October 20J 924 son of the late Daniel J. and Ella Tynan Mulry O'Meara. A communicant of the Church of the Assumption, graduate of the Assumption School and the Ansonia High School. He enlisted in the U. S. Army for WW II, serving with the U.S. 3rd Infantry Division as a Combat Rifleman with service in No. Africa, The Anzio Beachhead in Italy , the Liberation of Rome , The Invasion of Southern France , the Rhineland, the Battle of the Vosges Mountains and the Battle of Monte Lamar. For his Service he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Yogis French Croix Daguerre, three Battle Stars for Major Campaigns, and Bronze Arrow Head for the Invasion of So. France. After being Honorably Discharged from the U. S. Army he was employed as a Postal Clerk in the Ansonia Post Office for 26 years and 24 years at the Little Red Shoe House eleven of those years as its manager. Dan for 71 years has been a member of the Comcowich Carver V.F.W. Post, Gorden Visselli American Legion Post #597, Frederick McCarthy D.A.V. Post and the Society of the ri Infantry Purple Heart. Survivors are his daughter Kathleen Savin of Shelton, son Daniel Mulry of Hamden and granddaughter Lindsey Johnson of Calif and his long time friend Judith Gascoigne. Calling Hours will be on Wednesday April 27, from 4-­6p.m. in the Bennett Funeral Home 91 N. Cliff St. Ansonia then the Funeral Procession will leave at 6: 10 p.m. to the Church of the Assumption for a mass of Christian Burial at 6:30p.m. Private Burial will take place with full Military Honors in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Guide Dog Foundation of New York in care of the Funeral Home.

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