Helen Coatsworth Mullen

April 17, 1928March 19, 2018

Helen (Coatsworth) Mullen, age 89, of Tiverton, RI formerly of Somerset, MA died, Monday, March 19, 2018 in Charlton Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert T. Mullen.

She was born in California, PA, the daughter of the late Jonas and Mildred (Harris) Coatsworth and received her Bachelors Degree from Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia, PA. Upon graduation, she worked for Nannette’s Fashion Design as a baby clothes designer.

Mrs. Mullen was a member of the Women’s Club and Church of the Ascension Couples Club in Fall River. An avid golfer, Mrs. Mullen was longtime member of the Fall River Country Club, where she was a twelve time Club Champion and had five holes in one. She enjoyed knitting, reading and made most of her childrens clothing when they were younger and helped support her husbands business, Mullen Bros. Jewelers in Swansea for over 50 years.

She is survived by four children, Robert T. Mullen Jr., of Somerset, Debra L. Mullen of Brockton, Susan M. Bayliss of Midlothian, VA and Jacqueline E. Mullen of Pari, Italy; nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, four nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Mullen was the mother of the late Richard C. Mullen and sister of the late Eugene Coatsworth.

Her Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6pm in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Rose E. Sullivan, 866 County St., Somerset. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4 to 7pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in her honor may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452, American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate RD., #200, Framingham, MA 01701 or The Autism Project, 1516 Atwood Ave, Johnston, RI 02919. For online registration and directions, please visit:


  • Alzheimers Association
  • American Diabetes Association
  • The Autism Project


  • Visitation Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Prayer Service Thursday, March 22, 2018

Helen Coatsworth Mullen

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Tom Carroll

March 21, 2018

Dear Bob & Family,
We were saddened to hear of your great loss. Our caring thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Tom and Mary Carroll

Susan & John Pineau & LONG

March 20, 2018

Susan & I are in Mount Dora.. We both extend & wish you our Condolences