Published DateTILTON — Edward Michael Mulcahy, 73, passed away Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Lakes Region General Hospital, Laconia surrounded by his loving family. He was born in North Walpole, NH August 7, 1939 to Richard and Florence Mulcahy , later moving to Manchester, NH where he attended school. He was very active in all sports at Bishop Bradley High School. He later attended Keene State College and graduated in 1965 with a BA degree. He taught industrial arts in Keyser Falls, ME and Tilton Northfield High School, where he also coached basketball. He moved to Laconia and worked at the former Laconia State School as the recreational and activity director. Later he received his Master's Degree from Plymouth State College. He opened the Laconia Driving School and taught driver education for many years. He also operated the Laconia Catering Service. His real love came later when he opened "Camp Sunshine", a day camp for kids providing daily field trips. He also offered a travel camp taking campers on many trips as far as Florida and became known as "Mr. M". Because of declining health, he had to give the camp up, but still kept in touch with his campers. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and daughters. He was an avid sports fan.
He is survived by his two daughters, Kelley Sedgley and husband, Erik, of Tilton and Christina Boulton of Laconia; four grandchildren, Bridgett Cunningham, Elizabeth Sedgley, Brianna and Brandon Boulton and his former wife and friend, Connie Mulcahy of FL; sister, Carol Burpee, of TX, nieces, Kate McDougal of MA and Michelle Vahalik of TX, as well as nephew, James Burpee of MA. He was predeceased by his parents, his brother, Donald, aunt, Mary Mulcahy, and uncles, Edmund and James Mulcahy and Donald Davis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday May 18, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, NH.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association Inc., 912 Killian Hill Rd., W. Liburn, GA 30047
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N. H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.