Deborah Lee Mullen, 78, died on January 14, 2021 at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, MA. Born on November 1, 1942, in Quincy, Massachusetts she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Rita (McKowen) Coolen. She grew up in Enfield Connecticut and was a graduate of Enfield High School, after which she married the love of her life Leon Mullen, Jr. they transition their family to Westfield and lived there until the late 90s. Deborah was predeceased by her husband in 1995, few short years later she decided to fulfill their dream of owning a bed-and-breakfast she relocated to Boothbay Harbor Maine where her father and mother had their roots. For almost 20 years she owned and operated Nana's Place a bed-and-breakfast. In her earlier years she ran a home daycare in Westfield. She was involved in many facets of community organizations. Deb was volunteer of the year for the State of Maine, she was a member of the Lincoln County Triad, she was president of Boothbay Harbor Seniors, she was involved with AARP and also one of the forming members of Med Collections. Deborah helped in forming cell phones for seniors and she was a member of the Red Cross Volunteers. Overall, she loved helping people and was a passionate advocate against elder abuse and fraud.
She will be dearly missed by her son Edward and wife Jennifer Mullen of Grayson, Georgia her daughter Tammy Mullen and significant another Joseph Tirrell of Easthampton and her son Kevin Mullen of Westfield. She was a loving grandmother to Alexander, Patrick and his wife Mary, Nicholas, Meghan, Nora and Brittany and Nicholas. She was also a great grandmother to Noah and Paul. She was predeceased by her brother Benjamin Coolen and her sister Paula Scarfo.
All are welcome to attend a funeral mass for Deborah on Tuesday, January 19 meeting at Our Lady of The Valley Church, 33 Adams St., Easthampton, MA for 10 o'clock, the burial will be private for family only in Saint Patrick Cemetery, Enfield Connecticut.
Calling hours will be held Monday, January 18 from 5 to 7 at the Boucher O'Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St., Easthampton. Mask and social distancing are required, wake walk-through only.
The Family would like to thank the staff of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital ICU and the West II unit for the love and care given to Deborah and her family, during her time of care.
Memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital Springfield, MA.