Charles Berton “
of Kents Store,
September 27, 2022
artha Jefferson Hospital in Charl
Born August 6, 1920 in Ridgeley, WV, he was the son of the late Thoma
s S. Mulligan and Lula
E. (Lancaster) Mulligan Bittner.
He was a
lso preceded in death by his wife,
Edith “Edie” (Maiers) Mulligan; son
, Wayne Mulligan and Charles Mulligan; and brothers, Vernon and Thomas Mulligan.
Mulligan (Carlene) an
d Debra Palmore
ildren, Michael Mulligan, Angela Shanholtz, Christopher Flanagan, Karen O’Donnell, Michele Plummer,
Crissy Shirey; d
aughters-in-law, Bonnie Mulligan and Debbie Mull
nd several great grandchildre
Mulligan attended Ridgeley High School
joined the Marine
in his early 20
s where he fought on the island of Iwo Jima and
witnessed the raising of the American flag.
Mr. Mulligan retired from the Western M
aryland Railroad, where he had been a
the Pittsburgh Pirates being his favor
onged to the United Transportation Union, F
ort Ashby Post #6667, VFW,
a lifetime member of the Ridgeley Volunte
Fire Company, a lifetime member of
the Cumberland Outdoor Club
, and a member of the Western
While living in Virginia with his daughter he enjoyed
sits to the Marine
Quantico. Especially the one celebrating the Marine Corp
y where he was the oldest Marine present and received the first piece of bi
rthday cake. He also had the hon
or of passin
g the second
piece of cake to the youngest Marine present. He wa
ed to have met
s Governor and Lt. Governor
A special thank you to his
Charlottesville, VA Marine Corps League Detachment #1256
for the visits and time spe
him. He so enjoyed and looked forward t
Thank you to the nurses
at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital
and kind care he received there.
As per his wishes,
will be no visitation or funeral service.
Mr. Mulligan will be cremated.
may be made to
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.
Arrangements are being handled by Sheridan Funeral Home in Kents Store, VA.