Annette M. Sullivan
1919 ∼ 2020
Annette M. Sullivan, 101 years old of Mashpee, MA died on Thursday, September 10, 2020 of natural causes. She is predeceased by her cherished husband Herbert I. Sullivan. She was the daughter of Annette M. Sullivan and Daniel J. Sullivan. She was predeceased by her brother, Daniel J. Sullivan and 3 sisters, Barbara A. Driscoll, Geraldine Porter and Dorothy Crowley. She is also predeceased by her daughter Janine Wilson of Riverside, CA. She is the loving mother of Judith Sullivan Fortin and Lionel P. Fortin of Ipswich, MA, Peter and Paula Sullivan of Juno Beach, FL, Mary A. Sullivan of East Falmouth, MA and Herbert I. (Kip) Sullivan, Jr. and Nancy Sullivan of Naples, FL. She was the grandmother of her treasured 10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren as well as many loving nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was born in Dorchester, MA and following her marriage in 1945 lived in Milton, MA and Falmouth, MA. She had worked at The Boston Lying Inn Hospital as an aide to a social worker then at the State Attorney General’s office. Living in Falmouth she was a daily participant at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in North Falmouth as well as a lector, a member of the Altar Committee and President of the Woman's Guild and many years as an active participant. She was awarded the coveted Marian Medal for all her church participation.
There will be a private viewing for her family members at Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home in West Falmouth on Wednesday, September 16th prior to a Celebration of Life funeral Mass at 10 am at St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 481 Quaker Road in North Falmouth. Burial will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. She will be remembered for her kind, loving and thoughtful nature and her devotion to her family and church.