Ocean City Today

Kennard “Ken” Mathers MacMullin

Jul 13, 2017
Kennard “Ken” Mathers MacMullin

printed 07/14/2017


Kennard “Ken” Mathers MacMullin, age 80, died Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Gull Creek Senior Living Community.

Born in Pittman, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Morrison MacMullin and Caryll Gould MacMullin.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Elsie Williams MacMullin. Also surviving is his sister, Susan G. Thomas, and her husband, Roger, of Gilbert, Arizona, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jeffrey M. MacMullin.

Mr. MacMullin had attended the Philadelphia Museum College of Art and was a United States Army veteran. He had been employed as a salesman with Nationwide Paper Company, a manufacturer of fine printing papers. He was a member of St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Ocean City, and a former vestryman and choir member.

He was among the founders of the Shepherd’s Crook at St. Paul’s by-the-Sea and was a Bray Tubman Award winner from the Episcopal Diocese of Easton for his passionate work with the Shepherd’s Crook, and was a Jefferson Award winner. He was also a member of the Maryland Coastal Bays, Assateague Coastal Trust and the Noel Community.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Berlin. Rev. Matt D’Amario will officiate. Inurnment will be in St. Paul’s by-the-Sea Episcopal Church Columbarium at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in his memory may be made to: Shepherd’s Crook c/o St. Paul’s by-the- Sea Episcopal Church, 302 N. Baltimore Ave., Ocean City, Maryland 21842, or Assateague Coastal Trust, P.O. Box 731, Berlin, Maryland 21811.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

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