On Saturday October 22nd, 2011, 4 Members of Bethel-Souhegan Lodge #24 and the District Deputy Grand Master traveled to Auburn, MA to present a “New Hampshire Masonic Centenarian Award” to Worshipful Brother Albert Mullen. Worshipful Mullen is a Past Master and long time member of Bethel-Souhegan Lodge #24 in New Ipswich, NH.
He is 101 years old and a 61 year Mason. Officiating were Worshipful Master Robert Greenwood, Bethel-Souhegan Lodge #24 and Right Worshipful David Smith, District Deputy Grand Master, Second Masonic District. Most Worship Grand Master Paul Leary was unable to attend and designated RW Smith as his representative. Wor. Mullen was also presented with the Grand Master’s pins and a 2nd District pin.
Also present from Bethel-Souhegan Lodge #24 was Wor. Bill Pillsbury, Bro. Bernie O’Grady and Worshipful Paul Burnhart, Past Master of Bethel Lodge #24 (before the merger of Bethel #24 and Souhegan #67). Sharing the occasion with Worshipful Mullen were several family members including his two Daughters, Granddaughter and Great Granddaughter. Worshipful Mullen is living at the Emeritus on Eddy Pond in Auburn, MA.
Submitted: RW David Smith, DDGM