, Salem, MA

January 28, 2013

James Dana Mulholland, Jr., 61

Middleton — Mr. James Dana Mulholland, Jr., 61, of Middleton, beloved husband of Heidi Lee (Evans) Mulholland, died January 25, 2013, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in New Bern, NC, the son of James D. and Claire M (McCormick) Mulholland, Sr. He was raised and educated in Peabody, a graduate of Bishop Fenwick High School class of 1970. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1970 to 1972. He furthered his studies at North Shore Community College and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Salem State University, where he served as editor for both the NSCC and Salem State University newspapers. Jim was also a member of Phi Alpha Theta in recognition of his attainments and scholastic abilities in the field of history.

Mr. Mulholland had been employed by Endicott College for the past ten years as a Lieutenant in the campus security force. He was also associated with the Sears Company as parts and repair manager for twenty years.

A longtime resident of Middleton, Jim spent his spare time with art and poetry and writing books. He also enjoyed gardening of both flowers and vegetables, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his family. Jim was a dedicated son, husband, father and brother, who will be deeply missed by all.

In addition to his wife of over 33 years James is survived by his one son Bryan Mulholland of Salem, and three daughters Amy Mulholland of Danvers, Katie Mulholland, Holly Mulholland, both of Middleton, his sisters Mary Ann Wall and her husband Kevin of Amesbury, Karen Farrell and her husband Mark of Randolph and a brother Peter M. Mulholland and his wife Dianna of Merrimack, NH, and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His funeral service will be held in the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Rte. 62), Danvers, Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Visiting hours Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM. Expressions of sympathy may be made in James’ memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit