ForeverMissed
AnneMarie Teresa (Sullivan) Mulgrew, 57, was born in Philadelphia on June 22, 1963. She passed away peacefully on July 7, surrounded by her loved ones at her home on Lake Gilman, in Monroeville, NJ.
Daughter to Carol Sullivan and (the late) John L. Sullivan II, she is survived by her brother, John Sullivan, and sister, Colleen Sullivan. In 1989, she married John Mulgrew and had 4 children: Brigid, Bernadette, John, and Maurice. She was a star "Nan" to Avarie who was the light of her life the past 2 years.
AnneMarie was a proud member of Local 542 Operating Engineers Union and comes from a long line of operators. AnneMarie never met a stranger and her incredible energy and strength was shared and admired by all. AnneMarie spent her early years in NJ and moved to Florida as a teenager. After graduating, she moved back to the Philadelphia/South Jersey area and raised her family. 
Cape May, Strathmere, and Ocean City beaches were a must for Anne to spend every summer visiting. Her love of music and many interests from horticulture to antiquing is where she made so many friends from every walk of life. Anne was raised Catholic, but was recently baptized at Mullica Hill Baptist Church where she found faith & community.
A service and celebration are to be announced. Please check back for updated information.
Fertig Funeral Home
Posted by Robert (Gray) Millett on July 17, 2020
AnneMarie, you were not only our new, next-door neighbor at Lake Gilman, you were our first friend there too. The first evening we drove up to look at the property, we met you and Cicada out for a walk. A simple, hello, turned into a 20-minute chat that felt more like connecting with an old friend, than meeting a stranger. We will always cherish your warm welcome, along with your wish that we would get the house. Getting to know you was a special joy, especially discovering how many friends we had in common – your beautiful aunt Bonnie, who I knew from her time singing with Dynasty, and Joe Mulgrew, who’s candy store I visited every day as a boy, on the way home from St. Richard’s School. It is very hard to believe you are really gone, Sweet Girl. I still look for your wave from the deck each morning, and expect to see you turn the corner with Cicada every afternoon. I miss you very much, dear friend – I will always miss you here. My comfort lies in knowing that you are safe and well now in the arms of Jesus, and that one day we will meet again in heaven – as much more than neighbors. Until then, I pray that God comforts your family in their sorrow over losing you, much too soon to have told you, goodbye.
Posted by Pat Hughes Aaron on July 16, 2020
My Dear Carol and Family, I am so incredibly sad to hear about your Beautiful AnneMarie. I think burying a child no matter the age is the most difficult thing to do.
Prayers and Hugs for all of you
Your cousin, Pat Hughes Aaron
Posted by Jacqueline Grace on July 16, 2020
AnneMarie - “contagiously Fabulous “ just hearing her name brings a smile to my face, when hearing of her passing it was a heartfelt shock . I would see Anne on rare occasion here or there, but it was as if no time passed . A true Blue . Rest In Peace Beautiful Friend
Posted by Carmie Dottoli on July 15, 2020
Words seem so inadequate to express the deep sorrow felt by the loss of AnneMarie; they cannot mend our family's grieving and heavy, broken hearts. Life will never be the same without that one of a kind fighting spirit that all who knew Anne felt when they were in her presence. What I personally admired the most about AnneMarie is her later years when she made the choice to devote her life to Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior -- She will forever be an inspiration of strength and genuine truth.

John 3:16 "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life."
Posted by Frank Mckernan Jr. on July 15, 2020
I remember Annemarie and I singing the Doors in first grade,Come on Baby light my fire, we got the paddle for sure, we had no idea what it meant!!!
Posted by Mary Carey on July 15, 2020
My beautiful friend Anne, I love you always! Too many fun times to count. You taught me so much and I am forever grateful. Even though you will be missed here, I know you are happy and healthy now with God. Til we meet again, I love you!
Posted by Frank Mckernan Jr. on July 15, 2020
I have so many stories, but i will never forget when i went to north west Pennsylvania to visit her, she worked hard with the pipeline, she invited me to this older woman's cabin who she loved and the older lady loved black bears, and AnneMarie sat at a picnic table with them, I was shocked, it did not bother her at all,she loved them. and feed them!!!
Posted by Shirley Stack on July 15, 2020
Anne Marie was such a character! She was always smiling and so nice to everyone she met. She was always kind and caring even to strangers....she considered everyone a friend. The world has lost a true "free spirit". She was one of a kind and will be sorely missed. RIP Anne Marie, I am sure you are already antiquing in Heaven and having a blast.
Posted by Frank Mckernan Jr. on July 15, 2020
Anne Marie was wonderful, and I will love and miss her forever, LOVE Frank

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Posted by Robert (Gray) Millett on July 17, 2020
AnneMarie, you were not only our new, next-door neighbor at Lake Gilman, you were our first friend there too. The first evening we drove up to look at the property, we met you and Cicada out for a walk. A simple, hello, turned into a 20-minute chat that felt more like connecting with an old friend, than meeting a stranger. We will always cherish your warm welcome, along with your wish that we would get the house. Getting to know you was a special joy, especially discovering how many friends we had in common – your beautiful aunt Bonnie, who I knew from her time singing with Dynasty, and Joe Mulgrew, who’s candy store I visited every day as a boy, on the way home from St. Richard’s School. It is very hard to believe you are really gone, Sweet Girl. I still look for your wave from the deck each morning, and expect to see you turn the corner with Cicada every afternoon. I miss you very much, dear friend – I will always miss you here. My comfort lies in knowing that you are safe and well now in the arms of Jesus, and that one day we will meet again in heaven – as much more than neighbors. Until then, I pray that God comforts your family in their sorrow over losing you, much too soon to have told you, goodbye.
Posted by Pat Hughes Aaron on July 16, 2020
My Dear Carol and Family, I am so incredibly sad to hear about your Beautiful AnneMarie. I think burying a child no matter the age is the most difficult thing to do.
Prayers and Hugs for all of you
Your cousin, Pat Hughes Aaron
Posted by Jacqueline Grace on July 16, 2020
AnneMarie - “contagiously Fabulous “ just hearing her name brings a smile to my face, when hearing of her passing it was a heartfelt shock . I would see Anne on rare occasion here or there, but it was as if no time passed . A true Blue . Rest In Peace Beautiful Friend
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Shared by ELIZABETH MULGREW on July 17, 2020

Annemarie helped me shoulder some of the heaviest burdens in my life, she was always there for me and made me feel good about myself.  When she came into the Mulgrew family I found a kindred spirit, she was full of life, a breath of fresh air, I needed her energy. We had similar interests, antiquing being one of them, some of my favorite pieces I bought with Anne. We spoke a few times every week, I will miss her answering the phone with her "Good Morning" or "Good Afternoon" greetings. She truly was a sister to me and I miss her terribly already. I considered her a true friend. Life will not be the same without her. If you were suffering Annemarie was the greatest support. Once, when I was especially down I told her the sound of her voice made me happy. I will miss having  a cup of tea with her.

I will miss my friend

Shared by Bruce Scull on July 15, 2020
Annemarie was the first new friend I made when I moved back to the lake and I will forever remember her.  Her legacy for me could be summarized in a quick moment we shared up near the softball field.  As I questioned why she would be up there pulling poison ivy vines out of the ground with her bare hands...for the record she had an arm immobilized and was also caring for Ava while minding Cicada...none of what she was doing looked remotely easy given her situation...it was thenshe explained to me that “one of the advantages to chemotherapy is that it prevented poison ivy from making her skin itch”.  She always had a positive outlook no matter the circumstance.  I grew to love this so much about her and always will.  Rest In Peace my sweet friend.  
Shared by Carmie Dottoli on July 15, 2020
Words seem so inadequate to express the deep sorrow felt by the loss of AnneMarie; they cannot mend our family's grieving and heavy, broken hearts.  Life will never be the same without that one of kind fighting spirit that all who knew Anne felt when they were in her presence.  What I personally admired the most about AnnaMarie is her later years when she made the choice to devote her life to Jesus Christ Our Lord and Savior -- She will forever be an inspiration of strength and genuine truth.  

John 3:16  "God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whosoever believes in Him shall not perish but have everlasting life."