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William E Mullane

April 17, 1925 ~ March 9, 2018 (age 92)

Warren – William (Bill) Mullane age 92 died on Friday, March 9, 2018

William was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 17, 1925.  He enlisted into the U.S. Navy on April 5, 1943 and was assigned to the US California, a battleship that had been sunk at Pearl Harbor but was raised, salvaged and put back into service. He left the service in April of 1946. During his service he was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, Asiatic Pacific medal and the Philippine Liberation Medal.

He worked as a lab technician and electrician for Induction Heating Corporation. In 1964, he moved to Warren, Ohio and worked at Taylor Winfield as a lab manager.

He married, Adelaide Petrik and they were married for 64 years. Adelaide died on February 9, 2017. In addition to his wife, William was preceded in death by his sister Doris and brothers, Thomas, Frank and Ed.

He leaves behind sons’ William (Patricia Latham), James (Tina Mullane) and Daniel (Francine Mullane), three grandchildren, Matthew, Justin and Nicholas Mullane and his brother in-law Thomas and sister in-laws Eleanor Petrik and Jane Mullane.

William was a volunteer at his church, St. Pius X, served as an usher and member of the church’s Men’s’ Committee and worked and was a board member with Saint Vincent DePaul Society.

Calling hour will take place Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at

McFarland –Barbee Family Funeral Home

271 North Park Ave. Warren, Ohio 44481

In accordance with his wishes a celebration of William’s life will take place 6:45 – 9:00 pm following visitation at the


625 High St NE,

Warren, OH 44483

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Trumbull Art Gallery, PO Box 888, Warren, Ohio 44482. Arrangements are entrusted to McFarland-Barbee Family Funeral Home, 271 N. Park Avenue, Warren, OH 44481, 330-393-9621. Please visit to view this obituary, send condolences, and order flowers.

Donations may be made to:

Trumbull Art Gallery
PO Box 888, Warren OH 44482
Tel: 1-330-395-4876

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