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LAKE MARY, FL: James (Jim) Joseph Mulrennan passed away on July 4, 2015, after a brief illness. Born May 24, 1932 in Boston, Jim grew up in Boston and joined the Navy, becoming a veteran of the Korean war. A graduate of Boston College, he first worked as an accountant for the Government Accounting Office, moving on to various regional and national accounting firms. In 1961, Jim became a Certified Public Accountant and in 1971 started his own firm, James Mulrennan and Company in Londonderry, N.H. He retired from this firm in 2002.

He and his first wife, Lillian (Ratay) of Derry had three children, Michael, Brian and James. Lillian died in 1974 and Jim remarried in 1990 to Pauline Tomaselli. She has five children, Kathryn Catalfamo (Frank), Joseph (Debra), Kevin (Becky), Steven, and Gina Maki (Bryan). Jim was trustee emeritus of Pinkerton Academy in Derry, former president of two Rotary Clubs and former Treasurer and Director of Fairways Four Condominium Association in Melbourne, Fla., where he served for the last 13 years. In addition to his beloved wife Pauline, Jim leaves behind eight children, 14 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ascension Catholic School Endowment Fund, 2950 N. Harbor City Boulevard, Melbourne, FL. Two services will be held. A funeral Mass will be held at noon on Wednesday, July 15 at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 861 Maitland Avenue, Altamonte Springs, Fla. Reception to follow. Additionally, a service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 27, at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 26 Crystal Avenue, Derry. Burial will follow. Jim joins his mom and dad and his first wife, Lillian, in heaven.
Published on  July 23, 2015
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