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Thomas Richard Sullivan

Birthplace: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Death: January 13, 2015 (54)
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Son of John Joseph Sullivan and Marion Louise Sullivan
Brother of Private

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Thomas Richard Sullivan

Thomas "Tom" Richard Sullivan Apr. 18, 1960 - Jan. 13, 2015 NORWICH - Thomas "Tom" Richard Sullivan, 54, of Norwich, husband of Susan M. (Hussey) Sullivan, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. He was born in Norwich on April 18, 1960, the son of the late John and Marion (Williamson) Sullivan. Tom attended the West Thames Street School and graduated from the Norwich Free Academy in 1978. He also attended Eastern Connecticut State University. Tom entered the United States Marine Corps in 1982 and proudly served his country in uniform until 1987. His commitment to public service also included two terms on the Norwich City Council. On October 20, 1990 Tom and Susan were married in Norwich, where they have made their home and raised three children: Robert (23), Margaret (19) and Kiera (18) Sullivan. Tom's professional career included working as an industrial engineer for a number of large and well-known companies including Electric Boat, Westinghouse Electric, and Ratheon. At the time of his passing, he was the owner of a franchise for the House Doctors, providing home repair and maintenance services for a number of customers in the region. Tom Sullivan will be remembered as a thoughtful and generous person who never had a unkind word to say about anyone. He was extremely proud of his family and children, his Irish heritage and his hometown of Norwich. Tom was as a member of the Elks Club in Norwich for many years, where he served as an Exalted Ruler. He was also a longtime member of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick and a communicant at St. Patrick's Cathedral. Throughout his life, he enjoyed golfing whenever he could but was never happier or more at peace than when spending time with his extended family and wide circle of friends, whether at the holidays, a special occasion or family get-together. In addition to his wife and children, Tom is survived by his seven brothers, sisters and their families; Maureen Sullivan and husband Jack Siggins of Annapolis, MD, Carole and Richard McCarthy of Mystic, Joanne Sullivan of East Hartford, Jean and Gerard Depot of Norwich, John and Debra Sullivan of Cromwell, Robert Sullivan of Norwich and James Sullivan and Linda Sanchez of Norwich; his father and mother-in-law; Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Hussey of Norwich, sisters-in-law Judith and Owen Eagan of West Hartford, Lynda and Thomas Twomey of Midlothian, VA, Cathleen Special of Norwich and numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Patrick Cathedral in Norwich on Saturday, January 17 at 11:00 A.M. Contributions in Tom's memory may be made to the or the Wounded Warrior Project. Tom Sullivan was greatly loved by his friends and family and will be missed immeasurably.

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April 18, 1960
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
January 13, 2015
Age 54