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Richard E. Sullivan

Obituary for Richard E. Sullivan

November 25, 1928 - February 5, 2017
Wakefield, Massachusetts | Age 88



Richard E. Sullivan, age 88, of Wakefield, formerly of Everett, died Sunday, February 5 at his residence.

Born in Everett on November 25, 1928 he was the son of the late Frederick A. and Olga (Herrstrom) Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan was raised in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School; after which, he enlisted in the Navy. He had been a Wakefield resident since 1972 and was a member of the First Parish Congregational Church where he was active in the Church Choir. He was also a member of the Wakefield Lodge of Elks.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara J. (Merrick) Sullivan. He was the loving father of Richard E. Sullivan, Jr., Robert D. Sullivan, Thomas F. Sullivan and his wife Judy, and Cathy A. Boyages. He was the brother of Marion MacLeod, Betty Ianuzzi, Shirley Neagle, Kenneth Sullivan and the late Dorothy Harding and Frederick Sullivan. He is also survived by his 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Visitation for relatives and friend will be held at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Wednesday from 4-8pm.

CORRECTION: His Funeral Service will be held in the First Parish Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Wakefield on TUESDAY at 11:00. Interment will be at Forest Glade Cemetery.

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McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
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