Herbert J. Mullen

Posted:  Monday, October 16, 2017 - 6:00pm

Herbert James Mullen, 76, of Boothbay, died peacefully in his home Oct. 14, 2017, surrounded by the love of his family. He is now in the arms of his loving wife Sandra, and in the presence of his Lord and Savior.

He was born Aug. 25, 1941 in Skowhegan, Maine. He was a devoted father and husband. He loved his family and friends. He was passionate about his faith and ministries. He spent hours fishing, and working in his garden, and being of service to others.

He will be remembered for his missionary work, traveling with the gospel group, the Singing Ambassadors, for his song writing, guitar playing and singing. His quiet spirit, sense of humor, and words of wisdom.

Herbert was predeceased by his parents, Herbert and Muriel Mullen; wife, Sandra Arlene Mullen; daughter, Joanne Carol Powell; nephew, Aaron Mullen; brother-in-law, Michael Shaw; nephew, Charles Shaw; and special brother-in-law, William Shaw.

He is survived by daughters, Dawn and her husband Henry Simmons of East Boothbay, Valerie and her husband William Higgins of New Gloucester, Maine, and Maxine and her husband Richard Roy of Boothbay; brother, Edwin Mullen and wife Angela of Oakland, Maine; sister, Lisa Levine and Matt of Oakland, Maine; brother-in-law, Edward Shaw and wife Betty of East Boothbay; sister-in-law, Roberta Jones and husband Ed of Fairfield, Maine; sister-in-law, Lois Nichols and husband Nick of Phippsburg Maine; sister-in-law, Kathy Stevens and husband John of Albion, Maine; sister-in-law, Wendy Jandebaur and husband Timothy of New Hampshire; seven grandchildren, Jim Simmons, Bryan O’Neal, Misty Silver, Rachael Sloat, Andrew Sloat, Walter Powell and Steven Phillips; ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. The church family and friends as well.

The family would like to express a special thank you to his church family and friends for the love and support given to our Father Herbert Mullen.

Should you wish to donate in Herbert’s memory, donations to the Boothbay Baptist Church, 999 Wiscasset Rd., Boothbay, ME 04537, or the Boothbay Region Community Fellowship, 12 Roberts Circle, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538.

Hall’s of Boothbay has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, please visit