CSM Joseph E. ‘Joe’ ‘Bud’ Mulcahy, 83

PHOENIX, NY – CSM Joseph  E. “Joe”  “Bud”  Mulcahy, US Army Retired, 83, of Pennellville, passed away at home on Thursday December 31, 2015.

CSM Joseph  E. 'Joe'  'Bud'  Mulcahy
CSM Joseph E. ‘Joe’ ‘Bud’ Mulcahy

He was born in Syracuse on Jan 21, 1932, to his late parents, Leona (Durval) and William F. Mulcahey.

Joe attended the University of Maryland.

Bud’s military career lasted 30 years, from 1949 to 1979.

He served in Korea and Vietnam, as an infantryman, earning a Purple Heart; a Silver Star; a Bronze Star Medal; as well as many citations and accolades.

Joe was a life member of the Phoenix Memorial Post, VFW Post 5540, Phoenix; he also belonged to various service related organizations.

Joe was predeceased by his brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his two sons, Thomas U. Mulcahy of Riverdale (Bronx) NY and Daniel S. Mulcahy of Elmhurst (Queens), NY; one sister-in-law, Dorothy Mulcahey; several nieces and nephews; one cousin.

Calling hours will be held on Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Allanson-
Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Services Will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home.

Burial will follow in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 8668 County Route 57, Baldwinsville (Clay).

A compliment of US Army honor squad, VFW Post 5540 honor squad, and the Patriot Guard honor team.

“Sorry I am gone, do not grieve or weep.  I have had a full life.  My big wish
was to have a home and a close family and friends.  My life’s wish was to
have died on the battlefield.”