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Pat Anderson Mulvey, 81, Army veteran who served as a translator in Germany

Pat Anderson Mulvey

WILMINGTON — Pat Anderson Mulvey, 81, passed away peacefully Friday, July 3, 2020. He fought a valiant fight against three cancers.

Pat was born Sept. 20, 1938, in Houston, Texas, the son of the late Elmer Anderson and Martha Mulvey, and called Wilmington his home. He was also preceded in death by his oldest son, Danny Mulvey.

He served his country in the U.S. Army as a translator in Germany. After his time in the service, he worked for IBM. He earned a degree from the University of Houston. While working for IBM, he was assigned to NASA on the Apollo Program. After he retired, he became a dedicated and a lifetime member of Elks Lodge BPO No. 532. He served in many positions with the lodge. Pat loved music and a good hand of cards.

Surviving are his loving wife of 43 years, Betty Mulvey of Wilmington; son, Kevin Gregory of English Mountain, Tennessee; daughter, Lisa Koger of Wilmington; daughter, Christine Casselli of Fort Worth, Texas; and six loving grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services are being planned for a later date.

The family wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare for all of the loving care they received.

In loving memory of Pat, donations to Lower Cape Fear LifeCare may be made at

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