AMerican Veteran 12

Stephen P. Sullivan, Major USMCR (Ret.)

September 24, 1943 ~ July 16, 2019 (age 75)

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In Hingham and Brant Rock formerly of Brighton, Dover and Norwood July 16, 2019.  Beloved husband of Desiree A. Carlson, MD.  Devoted father of Julie(Sullivan)Downing and her husband Gregory of Canton.  Brother of John J. Sullivan, MD and his wife Jane Collins Sullivan of Arlington.  Grandfather of Caitlin and Kyle Downing.  Uncle of Colin Sullivan and his wife Julia, Ellen Sullivan and her husband Peter Rich, Patrick Sullivan, MD and his wife Emily.  Former husband of Peggy (O’Day) Sullivan of Norwood. 


Funeral from the Lehman Reen & McNamara Funeral Home Monday July 22nd at 9:30am.  Followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Columbkille Church 321 Market St Brighton at 10:30am.  Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend.  Visiting Hours Sunday July 21st from 2-6pm in the funeral home.  Interment Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne on Tuesday July 23rd at 1:45pm.   


Graduate of St. Columbkille High School Class of 1961, Boston College Class of 1966 and Suffolk University MBA Class of 1979.  Marine Corp Veteran Vietnam and late member of the Barbershop Chorus Baystatesman and the Ward Room Club. He worked many years with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts-Office of Refugees and Immigrants, ending his career with them as CFO.


In lieu of flowers donations in memory of Mr. Sullivan may be made to St. Columbkille Partnership School 25 Arlington Street Brighton, MA 02135. 

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July 21, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lehman Reen McNamara Funeral Home
63 Chestnut Hill Ave
Brighton, Ma 02135

Mass of Christian Burial
July 22, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Columbkille Church (Brighton)

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