470 Massachusetts Avenue, Acton MA 01720


John J. Sullivan

John J. Sullivan

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
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John J. Sullivan, of Stow, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at the Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital in Framingham. He was 83 years old. He was the beloved husband of the late Lea I. (Jankowski) Sullivan to whom he was married for 52 years at the time of her passing in 2012.

John was born in Boston in 1937, son of the late John J. and Bridget (Shea) Sullivan. He served proudly in the United States Army and was discharged honorably in 1958. A passionate sports fan, John supported all of the local Boston teams. A man of deep faith, he was a devout Catholic. John also loved to travel but more than anything he loved his family who will miss him dearly.

Mr. Sullivan is survived by his son Daniel Sullivan and his wife Patricia of Acton as well as his three grandchildren, Kerry Bailey and her husband Korey, Drew Sullivan and William Sullivan. He also leaves his sister, Mary Sweeney.

Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Sunday, May 2nd from 3:00-5:00pm in the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Avenue (Rt. 111) Acton. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, May 3rd at 10:00am in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 89 Arlington Street, Acton. Private burial will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Those who wish may make memorial donations in his name to The Archdiocese of Boston, Catholic Appeal PO Box 9134 Canton, MA 02021-9134.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Acton Funeral Home
    470 Massachusetts Avenue
    ACTON, MA 01720
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 | 10:00am
    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 10:00am
    St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church
    89 Arlington Street
    ACTON, MA 01720
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Those who wish to attend the funeral Mass for John
    are asked to please register.
    Please contact the funeral home at 978-263-5333. Thank you.
  • Interment

    MA National Cemetery
    Connerey Avenue
    Bourne, MA
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