Arthur J. McNulty, age 83

of Milton

Arthur J. McNulty, age 83

Milton, Arthur J. McNulty, age 83, of Milton, formerly of Dorchester, died peacefully, Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at the Seasons Hospice Inpatient Center in Milton, in the comfort of his loving family.

Arthur was born in Boston to the late Arthur J. and Mary (O’Neil) McNulty. He was raised in Dorchester’s Savin Hill and was a graduate of Boston Technical High School, Class of 1953. He later received an associate degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University. He had lived in Milton for forty-five years.

He was employed as an electrical engineer with the MBTA and was instrumental in the development of the Red Line extension from Alewife Station to Braintree. Arthur had thirty-nine years of service with the T and retired in 1990. He was a member of the Carmen’s Union Local 103.

After retirement, he worked with the U.S. Postal Service at the South Station Postal Annex before joining the staff at Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals in Quincy as a funeral associate for many years. Arthur was a gentleman with a kind manner and he enjoyed assisting people.

Arthur proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was a member of the McKeon Am Vets Post 146 in Dorchester.

He was a member of the Neighborhood Club of Quincy where he enjoyed many friendships and played in the club’s bowling league. He also bowled with the Quincy Lodge of Elks team and was an active member of the Milton Council on Aging.

Arthur was an avid reader and loved historical books, genealogy, and all the Boston sports teams.

Most of all, Arthur was devoted to his family, especially to his wife, children, and cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband for fifty-six years of Anita (Panetsos) McNulty.

Devoted father of Susan A. Bertram and her husband Jack of Milton, Arthur J. McNulty III and his wife Jenifer of Milton, Joanna L. McNulty and her dear friend Samuel Conroy of Dorchester.

Cherished Grampy of Jacquelyn Bertram, Aidan and Rebecca McNulty.

Dear brother of Marie Whitaker of Plymouth. Arthur is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, Wednesday, October 17th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Elizabeth’s Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Tuesday 4 – 8 p.m. Interment with Military Honors at Milton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Arthur’s memory may be made to the Friends of the Milton Council on Aging, 10 Walnut Street, Milton, MA 02186.


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  • Arthur was the perfect gentleman and my dedicated Mah Jongg buddy. We are all going to miss him. My thoughts and prayers go out to Anita and family during this sad time.

  • Although it’s been a number of years since we have seen Arthur and his family, we always think fondly of our times together. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to all of the family!

  • We will always remember Arthur as a loving and caring man who always had a smile to help brighten up your day. May your memories of Arthur help to sustain you and the family. He was an extraordinary man. Bill and Barbara

  • I’ve heard so many wonderful things about Arthur from his wife and many friends. Sending my heartfelt thoughts and prayers to his wife and family. Love and Blessings, Cheryl