Obituary of Timothy Cary McMullen
Timothy Cary "Tim" McMullen, 73, of State College died on July 16, 2022 at The Atrium at The Village at Penn State.
Born September 2, 1948 in Houston, TX, he was the son of the late Gorman McMullen and Alice Bender. On June 25, 1977, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in State College, he married Beth Harris, who survives.
Also surviving are his daughter Erin McMullen Jonaitis, her husband Graham Jonaitis, and their daughter Hazel McMullen Jonaitis of Madison, WI; five siblings Teresa Thornton of Newtown Square, PA, Gail Van Sciver of Des Moines, WA, Eileen Ceponis of Bolivia, NC, Dan McMullen of Silver Spring, MD, and Katie Graff of Concord, NH.
Tim received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Villanova University in 1970. He served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve, from September 1970 to August 1976.
He was employed by Government Employees Life Insurance Company in 1974, which became Banner Life Insurance Company around 1983. He held various positions during his 30 years with the company. He retired in 2004, as an Assistant Vice President.
In 2005, he started his retirement job at Professional Data Management Again in Indianapolis, a company focusing on developing software for life insurance companies. As a programmer, Tim was tasked with finding and repairing software bugs found by various clients of the company. Tim enjoyed the slower pace of life in Indianapolis after the hectic pace of Washington, D. C.
In 2014, Tim and Beth moved to The Village at Penn State to be closer to Beth's family after Beth retired. Beth grew up in Boalsburg, and has siblings in the State College area. Tim continued to work remotely at his retirement job until he hung up his hat as of May 1, 2021.
He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10:00 am at the Village At Penn State, 260 Lions Hill Rd, State College.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central PA Food Bank at 3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109 or to a charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences may be entered www.kochfuneralhome.com.