Daniel E. Kilcullen, Jr., passed away suddenly in a car accident due to heart failure on February 11, 2014 in Alexandria, VA. He was a loving husband to Maureen Sheehan Paparella Kilcullen of Alexandria, VA; father to Colleen Sheehan Paparella Ganjian (Ali) of Alexandria, VA, Ryan Kilcullen (Shannon) of CA, and ErinKilcullen of CO; beloved son to Merle Kilcullen of MO, and brother to Kevin Kilcullen of MO. He leaves behind his beloved granddaughter, Caroline Sheehan Ganjian of Alexandria, VA, as well as Carson Kilcullen of CA; many cousins, aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, 2 great nieces in Ireland, brothers and sisters-in-law, and many friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin Sheehan Paparella; father, Daniel E. Kilcullen Sr.; and sister, Colleen Kilcullen.
Dan is a graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and earned a Master of Social Work degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He was the director of a children's home before embarking on a 22-year career as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). After retiring in 2005 from the New York Field Office, Dan accepted a contract position in Washington, DC at the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) for five years, and during the past two years, at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA).
Family and friends will gather to celebrate Dan's life on Friday, February 21, 2014, with a viewing from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 3513 N. Street NW, Washington, DC 20007. Street parking will be available.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Dan can be made to Holy Ghost Preparatory School athttp://www.holyghostprep.org/memorial or at Holy Ghost Prep, Attention: Peter Manetas, 2429 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020. Please indicate "Kevin Paparella Scholarship Fund" when making the gift. Dan helped create this fund and looked forward to building it. For futher assistance or information, contact Peter Manetas, Executive Director for Advancement, at 215-639-2102, ext. 203.
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