October 22 1954 August 27 2019
John Joseph (Jay) Mulligan Jr, 64, of St. Petersburg, Florida passed away on Tuesday, August 27th, at Bayfront Health in St. Petersburg, Florida. Jay was born on October 22, 1954 in Massachusetts. Jay was the beloved father of Jaime Mulligan of Berkeley, California and Ryan Mulligan of Ballston Lake, New York. He graduated from Saratoga Springs High School Class of 1973 and went on to study history at Springfield College. Jay was an excellent, multi-sport athlete, and excelled particularly at wrestling. He held various state and New England titles, and competed on the national level where he was an NCAA All American. He loved music, laughter, and his family. He was a reader and a writer, and his compilations can be seen at justpaste.it/gratitude. Jay was also a humble and grateful follower of Jesus Christ. Jay is survived by his siblings Candy Kmen (husband Wyatt) of Huntington, WV, Kevin Mulligan of St. Petersburg, FL, Daniel Mulligan (wife Amy) of Edinboro, PA, and Patrick Mulligan (wife Susan) of South Bend, IN, his former wife Esther Mulligan of Ballston Park, NY, his former wife Joyce Sacha of St. Petersburg, FL, as well as nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Mildred (Labree) Mulligan of Saratoga Springs, NY. There will be a private celebration of his life with family and friends in St. Petersburg, FL, as well as a memorial in upstate New York at a future date. In accordance with Jay’s spirituality and a document found in his home: “in lieu of flowers, the family has requested that everyone try to live as Jesus did. Donations may be sent to anyone in need.” The family would like to thank the ICU staff at Bayfront Health, Daniel Bryan and Jeremy Golden at Memorial Park Funeral Home, and the spiritual community at Bridgepoint Church. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of John Joseph “Jay” Mulligan Jr please visit our Sympathy Store.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Joseph Jay Mulligan Jr October 22 1954 August 27 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Saint Petersburg, state: Florida