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Paul F. Sullivan

Obituary for Paul F. Sullivan

June 17, 1941 - February 26, 2017
Saugus, Massachusetts | Age 75

Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather


Paul F. Sullivan, 75 a lifelong resident of Saugus died Sunday February 26, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Winthrop, June 17, 1941 he was the son of the late Raymond J. and Gertrude J. (Phillips) Sullivan.

Paul was a graduate of Saugus High School class of 1960 and the Mass Military Academy class of1964. He went on to serve in the Army National Guard. Paul was a 30 year veteran of the Saugus Fire Department retiring with the rank of Lieutenant in 1998. He was one of the founders of Santa's Ride in Saugus which has become an annual event on Christmas Eve. Paul, along with his family, founded and operated Sullivan's Ole Fashion Cider Stand at the Topsfield Fair for the past 30 years.

Paul was the beloved husband of Sharon L. (Dunham) Sullivan for 50 years. He was the loving father of Carolyn Sullivan of Saugus, Colleen Sullivan of Revere, Maureen Sullivan of Wakefield and Michael Sullivan of Saugus. Brother of Elizabeth Fisher of Peabody, John Sullivan of Nashua, NH, Robert Sullivan of Wenham, Michael Sullivan of AZ, and the late Richard Sullivan. He was the grandfather of Joshua Sullivan and Olivia and Owen Tamborini. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

His funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph Church, 173 Albion St., Wakefield on Friday at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday from 4-8pm. Interment will be private.

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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