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Susan Marie (Costa) Mulhern

September 6, 1956 ~ April 18, 2020 (age 63)

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Love is like a butterfly. It goes where it pleases, and it pleases wherever it goes. 

Susan Mulhern, 63, of Taunton passed away early Saturday April 18th after a brief illness. She spent 30 plus years as a Financial Assistant Social Worker (FASW) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts until her retirement. She was well loved by all who knew her, and always described as caring and fun loving. 

She was the second of 5 children, preceded by the oldest sibling Robert Mulhern II, and her parents Mr. & Mrs. Robert and Beverly Chappron- Mulhern. 

She is survived by her two daughters, Melinda St. Martin (partner Joshua Hayes) and Dawn Velazquez, both of Taunton. Also by her siblings, Ronald and wife Elaine Mulhern of Denver, Colorado, Russell and Cheryl Mulhern of Taunton, and Diane (Mulhern) McMann of Taunton. 

She had seven grandchildren whom she loved dearly. Falyn and Marissa St. Martin, Jordan, Brooke, and Evan Velazquez, Zachary and Cody Hayes, all of Taunton.

She also had many nieces and nephews as well as 4 great-grandchildren.

Due to the current situation surrounding the nation with the pandemic, services will be private. Arrangements made by Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home. To leave an online condolence please visit


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