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760 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890
Phone: 781-729-2580
Fax: 781-729-0149
William Sullivan

William H Sullivan

Monday, May 21st, 1928 - Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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William Henry Sullivan, May 21, 1928-January 30, 2020. A resident of Reading MA. Bill, beloved husband of Mary Sullivan, his wife of 62 years, was born and raised in Winchester, Ma. He passed peacefully in his sleep, having been under the thoughtful care of Care Dimensions and the dedicated staff of the Residence at Pearl St in Reading. He is survived by his three sons Bill Jr of California, Daniel and John of Reading and their spouses, Connie, Susan and Mary. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren Laura, Megan and Kelly grow into beautiful young women.
Bill was a proud Eagle Scout and enjoyed camping throughout the White Mountains of NH. He also served as an assistant scoutmaster. He served in the Army Air Corp during WW II and in the Korean Conflict. Following his military service he had a 35 year career in the U.S.P.S from which he retired. He was a civil war historian, avid swimmer, gardener, coin and stamp collector and master of trivia. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Care Dimension, 75 Sylvan St. Danvers, MA 01923, or a charity of your choosing. He will be sorely missed. For online condolences please visit www.lanefuneral.com
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Mary-Claire Hynes Webb

Posted at 03:19pm
Sullivan family, I am so sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of Mr. Sullivan from the time you moved to Temple Street. I always knew if I needed help, he would be there to help! Mary and Bill were wonderful to my Mom when she needed help. He was a good man and neighbor with a wonderful family. My love to you all.
Mary-Claire Hynes Webb

Amy Montagna

Posted at 07:09am
Never will I ever forget the wonderful friendship of our dads! When I heard Bill had passed it was like losing a bit of my dad again. Those two always brought laughter to us. I know my mom has a pot of beans waiting for him, while my dad waits to give him a big bear hug.
EK

Edie Lawlor Kramer

Posted at 03:05pm
Bill Sullivan. Just hearing his name brings back so many fond memories! He was my Dad's best friend. Although it's been 30 years since my Dad's sudden death, I can still hear them laughing in our backyard just like it was yesterday. Probably over something stupid that some kid (their own or some scout from their troop) had done. Bill had such a great sense of humor! He was a special man and I know my Dad thought of him like a brother. We thought of him as an extension of our family.

Their friendship went way beyond scouting. They even went to college together. They took an English night class at Boston College just for fun. I think they were in their mid/late 40s??

And the stories they would tell...it was an art form.

I have a big smile on my face and tears in my eyes. God bless you, Sully! To all the Sullivans--Mary, Billy, Danny, wives and grandchildren--I'm sorry for your loss. Sully was a special guy. Salt of the earth.
Love,
Edie Lawlor Kramer
 
EK

Edie Kramer Posted at 05:51pm

and to John...I'm sorry for not including you in my original post...how could I forget? The Lawlor clan (all 5 kids and their spouses) 'raised a pint' to Bill tonight at Bunratty's in Reading. We shared so many memories. Our eyes were filled with tears...from memories of Dad and Bill and how much we miss that time in our lives...as well as from laughing....God Bless.
DH

Deb Hurley

Posted at 01:12pm
So sorry to hear of your loss, Sully. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Mary, the girls and the rest of your family.
Debbie and Brian Hurley
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Posted at 12:17pm
You will always be in our hearts Little Billy, Dan, John
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