Mr. Joseph's Story
ANDOVER: Joseph C. Sullivan Jr., 76, of Andover, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2016 surrounded by his family.
He is survived by his wife, Marybeth (Markham) Sullivan of Andover; his sister, Ruth (Sullivan) McIlheny and her husband Victor of Cambridge; his daughter, Deirdre Sullivan of Andover; his son, Dennis Sullivan, wife, Dana, with their three children, Will, Caroline, and Grace of Needham; his four nephews, Timothy, George, Kevin, and Brian Lannan; and many other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by his son, Mark Sullivan; and his three sisters, MaryEllen, Joan, and Cynthia. Joseph was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and an attorney who spent a 40+ year career working for the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education and served as the General Counsel until retirement. Joseph enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and grandchildren. He loved being at his summer home in Rye Beach, N.H and traveling with his wife and good friends during retirement.
Visitation was held in Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover on Sunday, February 28, 2016, from 2 to 6 p.m. His Funeral Mass was held at 9:15 a.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016, in St. Augustine Parish, 43 Essex Steet, Andover. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the National Liver Foundation or the National Brain Tumor Society. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  March 10, 2016