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Richard T Sullivan
September 17, 1928 - November 14, 2023
Obituary For Richard T Sullivan
Richard Thomas Sullivan, of West Peabody, entered earthly life on September 17, 1928, and entered eternal life on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at the age of 95.
He was the husband of the late Maria (Costanza) Sullivan with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.
Born in Wilmington, the son of the late Walter and Elsie (Huard) Sullivan, he grew up in Chelsea and moved to Peabody in 1961 from the altar. A graduate of Immaculate Conception High School in Revere, he often recalled those years with great affection.
Since its inception in 1962, he was a faithful and active member of St. Adelaide parish, his beloved spiritual home. From there, he made many lifelong friendships and as a daily communicant, he cherished his time of prayer and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, always with intentions for his family. He lived his life devoted to his Roman Catholic faith and his family.
Surviving him is his daughter Audrey of Peabody. In addition, his 102-year-old sister Geraldine Familitti of Wilmington, and his younger Brother and Sister-in-law Owen and Mary of Hampstead NH, and many nieces and nephews. As one of nine children, he was predeceased by his siblings Pauline Harrington, Edward, Walter, Paul, John and Donald.
His funeral will be held on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Adelaide’ s Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody. Services will begin at 10 am with the recitation of the Holy Rosary. Please gather directly at the church. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours on Sunday at Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody from 2:00 until 5:00 P.M. Relatives and friends kindly invited. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St Adelaide Church, 708 Lowell St., Peabody, or St Jude’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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