Rena Mullin 92, of Metuchen, passed away on Tuesday January 2, 2018 at her daughter’s house in San Diego, CA.
Born and raised in Chelsea, MA, she resided in Metuchen for 60 years.
Rena was an exceptionally warm and loving person, who was best known for her positive attitude and the good she found in all that crossed her path. She was a remarkable daughter, wife, mother and grandmother who loved to travel. She was generous in her charitable works and volunteered with many organizations including Hadassah, the Metuchen Senior Citizens and teaching English to Russian and Chinese immigrants. She was a long time member of Temple Neve Shalom Choir, Metuchen, and very active in her community, including frequenting the JCC.
As a Phlebotomist, Rena worked many years for Metpath Labs in Metuchen.
She was the loving wife of the late Albert Mullin, who passed away in 2004. Rena is survived by her daughter Susan and her husband Bill Peatman of San Diageo CA, son James Mullin of Houston TX, and son William Mullin and his wife Sharon of Allentown, PA. She had 9 grandchildren Casey Kilkenny Poeschl and her husband Nate Poeschl , Rebecca Kilkenny, Jason Mullin, Bertram Mullin, Josh Mullin, John Peatman, Charlie Peatman, Judy Peatman and the Late Stacy Mullin as well as a great granddaughter Abigail Mullin.
Services will be held Sunday, January 7, 2018, at 10am at Costello Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave., Metuchen (costello-runyon.com). Interment will be in Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge.
In lieu of flowers, please send charitable donations to the Jewish Community Center, Senior Activities, 1775 Oak Tree Rd., Edison, NJ 08820.