Eric A. Mulcahey, 77

OSWEGO, NY – Eric A. Mulcahey, 77, a resident of Oswego, passed away on Wednesday March 30, 2016, at his home.

Eric A. Mulcahey
Eric A. Mulcahey

Born in Oswego, he was a son of the late Albert and Elsie (Izyk) Mulcahey.

He was a graduate of St. Mary’s School.

He was also a member of the first graduating class of the Oswego Catholic High School and had attended OCC.

He was employed with General Electric,  Niagara Mohawk and later retired from FitzPatrick.

Mr. Mulcahey was a veteran of the Air Force, serving in the 1960s.

He was a life member of the Oswego Elks Lodge #271 and was a member of the Oswego Moose Lodge #743 and the American Legion #268.

He enjoyed boating, camping, traveling, woodworking and loved to read.

Surviving are his wife of 52 years, the former Kathy Walker; a son, David Mulcahey of Oswego, a daughter, Denise (Dan) McCann of Oswego; two stepsons, Richard (Darlene) Mulcahey of Charlotte and Bill (Ellen) Francis of Mexico; a brother, Edward (Lynne) Mulcahey of Union Springs; a sister, Cynthia (Jim) Currier of Georgia Mills, New Hampshire; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his stepson, Duane Francis.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 9 a.m. from St. Mary’s Church.

Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Friday from 4 – 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 103 W. Seventh St., Oswego, NY 13126 or Oswego County Hospice, PO Box 102, Oswego, NY 13126.


  1. I would like to send my condolences and many prayers to the family of Eric. I will be thinking of you. Love and miss all of you very much.

  2. I am so very sorry for the loss of Eric, he was a wonderful man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family

  3. Kathy,
    I’m so sorry you have lost the love of your life. May he rest in peace. I will be praying for you and the entire family. He was one of my mom’s favorites! They are together now.
    RIP Dear Cousin.

  4. So many great memories at Fitz with Eric. Thoughts and heart-felt prayers to the Mulcahey family during this difficult time.

  5. We are so sorry to hear about Eric. We have many fond memories of him and the family fun shared as well. A few boat rides I will never forget especially at night. God’s Blessing to all the family and peace to everyone. Love and prayers, Tom and Rita Komara

  6. Kathy, Our prayers and condolences go out to you and all of your loved ones. Although it has been years since we have all been able to get together as a family, I will cherish the memories of those visits. Sad that so many have passed on, but it is a happy thought that so many will welcome Eric “home”. We who “believe” know that much more awaits us there! Love and God Bless.

    Ray & Sandy Komara

  7. Kathy so sorry to hear of Eric passing on. I will always remember him as a man who loved life and lived it to it’s fullest. My condolences and prayers are with you and the family.

  8. My heart goes out to the family of Eric Mulcahey. He was such a wonderful kind man, that always seemed to have a big smile on his face. I am so sorry for your loss. He will be missed! ?

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