HORNELL/REXVILLE: Dennis L. Mullen, 63, of Canisteo Ave. formerly of Rexville, passed away unexpectedly Monday (June 26, 2017) at St. James Mercy Hospital in Hornell after being stricken at home.
Dennis was born October 5, 1953 in Hornell to the late Bernard G. and Zelia E. (Hoyt) Mullen. On February 16, 1974 in Greenwood, he married the former Karen Smith who survives and resides in Hornell. In addition to his parents Dennis was predeceased by a granddaughter Lucy Reagh.
Dennis was a graduate of Canisteo Central School class of 1971. He was a realtor for Real Inc. of Hornell since 2003. Prior to being a realtor, he was employed at the former Phillips Lighting in Bath, and had also been a dairy farmer in the Rexville area. He was a past member of the Commercial Network of Realtors, a member of the National Association of Realtors, NYS Association of Realtors and a member of the Greater Rochester Association of Realtors. For several years Dennis was President of the Western Steuben/Allegany Association of Realtors.
Dennis very much loved his family. He enjoyed watching his grandkids play football and any other activities they were involved in. When he could he loved to play golf and if not, enjoyed watching golf on television. Dennis’ great sense of humor, wit and infectious laugh, will always be a part of his family and friends.
In addition to his wife Karen of Hornell, Dennis is survived by two sons, Steven (Danielle) Mullen of Lewiston and Timothy (Stacie) Mullen of Rexville, a daughter, Melissa (Jim) Reagh of Des Moines, Iowa. Six wonderful grandchildren Bella, Winston, Abraham and Henry Mullen, and Jacob and Madalyn Mullen.
Dennis is also survived by six brothers, Maurice “Mort” (Marsha) Mullen of Rexville, Bernard Mullen, Jr. of Hornell, Patrick (Diane) Mullen of Hartsville, Marc (Carol) Mullen of Greenwood, Barry Mullen of Hornell, Randy (Connie) Mullen of Canisteo, two sisters, Mary Hope (Ralph) Horton of Canisteo and Holly (Ernest) Lang of Hartsville, several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 and 6-8 pm Thursday at the H.P. Smith & Son, Inc. Funeral Home, 29 East Main St. in Canisteo. A funeral service will take place Friday at 11:00 am at the Community of Christ Church, Main St. in Greenwood. Burial will be in Bennetts Creek Cemetery, town of Greenwood.
Memorial contributions in Dennis’ name may be made to the Community of Christ Church, c/o Samantha Bassett, 2848 Ste. Rte. 248 Greenwood, NY 14839.
Online condolences and memories may be made through hpsmithandsonfuneralhome.com.