NORTH BROOKFIELD — Neil T. Mulrain, 69, of 17 Lakeview Rd., died peacefully at home on Sunday, March 4, surrounded by his loving family after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer.
He leaves his wife of 44 years, Carol (Kularski) Mulrain, and their three daughters; Kelli Burnor and her husband Nate of North Brookfield, Anne Mulrain of East Brookfield, Sarah St Laurent and her husband Dean of East Brookfield, two brothers, Phillip Mulrain of Fla., and Louis Mulrain of Rochdale, seven grandchildren; Tyler and Ayden Burnor, Victoria Mulrain, Dean Paul, Joshua, Mackenzie and Brady St Laurent, and many nieces and nephews.
Born in Worcester, he was the son of Thomas Mulrain and Dorothy Newsome. Neil was a graduate of Leicester High School. He worked for 28 years as a feeder driver for UPS. Even after retiring in 2016, Neil never lost his passion for driving the big rigs.
He was a life long member of the First Congregational Church of Leicester serving as trustee, deacon and collector. He was a Master Mason and a member of the former Spencer Lodge A.F. & A.M. and Hayden Lodge of North Brookfield. Neil also served as Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Brookfield 21st Masonic District.
He enjoyed volunteering his time with the Special Olympics, riding his motorcycle and casino trips with Carol. Above all he loved spending time with his family. Neil was a proud grandpa who attended activities his grandchildren were involved in and was their biggest cheerleader.
A Funeral Service will be held Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. in the First Congregational Church of Leicester, 1 Washburn Sq., Leicester. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, East Brookfield. Calling hours are Friday from 5-7 pm in the MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 1131 Main St., Leicester. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Special Olympics MA, 512 Forest St., Marlborough, MA 01752.