Grant A. Muldoon, 83 of West Chester, PA passed away at home on February 26, 2020 surrounded by his family after a long illness. Friends and family are invited to pay their respects at a funeral mass on March 6, 2020 at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic church at 1325 Boot Road in West Chester PA. A Visitation will commence at noon and the mass of Christian burial is at 1:00 P.M.
Mr. Muldoon was born on January 2, 1937 in Upper Darby, PA. He was the beloved son of Richard and Margaret Muldoon. He was preceded in death by his brother Robert and sister Margaret. He was a devoted husband to Frances Walsh Smith whom he married on January 9, 1982. Surviving are his children: Edward Smith (Lisa), Frances Tozzi (Daniel), Sheila Smith and Andrew Smith (Elizabeth). His grandchildren were a great source of happiness in his life and include: Meghan Garrity, Deirdre Garrity, Bridget Garrity, Kelly Smith, Stephanie Smith, Edward Smith and Christopher Tozzi. He was an uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Muldoon graduated from West Catholic high school in 1954. He volunteered for the United States Marine Corps and was honorably discharged in 1958. After that he became a sailor in the United States Merchant Marine and traveled extensively throughout the world for the next several years. He was employed for 30 years as a US postman and after he retired from the postal service, worked another ten years as a postman at Villanova University.
Mr. Muldoon was an active member of Saint Peter and Paul Catholic church. A lifelong Republican, he served as a Chester County alderman for many years. Mr. Muldoon had a great love for his family and friends. He was gregarious and people were drawn to him because of his vivacious personality and his genuine interest and concern for them. He delighted in his Irish heritage. He was a kind and open-minded person who was never prejudiced in his affairs with others. He was a lifelong fan of the Eagles, the Phillies, the Villanova Wildcats and golf.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. FROM A TOMBSTONE IN IRELAND
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