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Chester's Honorary U.S. Soldier Daniel Francis Mulvey, 20, Dies

Danny Mulvey, 20, of Chester.
Danny Mulvey, 20, of Chester. Photo Credit: Flynn Memorial Centers

CHESTER, N.Y. – Chester resident and honorary U.S. soldier Daniel F. Mulvey (Danny) died on Oct. 2.  Danny was only 20 years of age.

The son of Daniel and Maureen Kehoe-Mulvey, he was born on Nov. 20, 1996, in Warwick, New York.

Daniel had a great love and admiration for his country and the military. It started when he was 4 and was recovering from his bone marrow transplant on Sept. 11, 2001. Daniel knew he could not physically serve his country, but his patriotism and love for his country would never waiver. On Sept. 2 this year, Brigadier General John Hussey, made Daniel’s dream a reality, when he swore Daniel in as the United States Honorary Soldier. This was his greatest accomplishment and proudest moment of his life.

Danny proudly served as a St. Columba Altar Server. He was an Honorary Member of the Walton Engine and Hose Company, of the Chester Fire Department. He belonged to the Chester Academy’s Key Club, assisted with the Chester Academy sports program, including the basketball team and girls’ soccer team. He was an extremely proud member of the Chester Football team.

Danny is survived by his parents Dan and Maureen, along with his sister and best friend, Alicia, of Chester. He is further survived by his loving and adoring Grandparents, Frank Kehoe and Theresa Mulvey. Danny was pre-deceased By His Grandparents, Arthur Mulvey and Eileen Kehoe, and his Uncle, Frankie Kehoe. He is also survived by his God-parents, Cathy Ambrosini and James Mulvey, along with numerous Aunts, Uncles, and loving Cousins.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday, Oct. 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Flynn Funeral & Cremation Memorial Centers, Inc., located at 139 Stage Rd. in Monroe.

A Funeral Mass will be offered on Monday, Oct. 9 at 11 a.m., at St. Columba R.C. Church, located at 29 High St.

Burial will follow at St. Columba R.C. Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Danny’s memory should be made to: “The Danny Mulvey Fund”, c/o of Orange Bank & Trust Company, 91 Brookside Avenue, Chester, NY 10918.

“The Danny Mulvey Fund”, will serve as a community-based fund for the benefit of the residents of Chester and surrounding Communities for educational purposes or to render assistance to those in a time of need.

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