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Paul James Sullivan

May 7, 1943 July 12, 2019
Paul James Sullivan
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Obituary for Paul James Sullivan

Paul James Sullivan, 76, of Bridgewater, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019. He was born in Taunton, MA, on May 7, 1943, a son of the late Helen Catherine (O'Connell) Sullivan and George Leo Sullivan. Paul graduated from Monsignor Coyle High School in Taunton and joined the United States Marines Corps. After proudly serving in the Marine Corps, Paul married Leah M. (Haldeman) on Aug. 6, 1966, in Washington, D.C., who survives.

The couple moved to FL where he later graduated from the University of South Florida. Upon graduation, Paul was hired by Proctor & Gamble and was moved to the Albany, GA, plant. Years later Paul was hired by the Banta Company and moved to Harrisonburg.

He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church where he was a Communion Mister to nursing homes and prisons. He was a Knight of Columbus serving in several capacities, and a member of the Legion of Mary with St. Frances Church in Staunton. He also served as President to the Rockingham County Rotary Club.

Paul is also survived by two sons, John P. Sullivan of Bridgewater, and Michael P. Sullivan of Shenandoah; sister, Virginia Ferrero of Taunton, MA; two brothers, George Sullivan of Taunton, MA, and William Sullivan and wife, Jacquie, of Norwood, MA; granddaughter, Joyce Sullivan of Bridgewater; daughter-in-law, Amy Sullivan of Harrisonburg; niece, Melissa Sullivan; nephew, Daniel Sullivan; beloved family friend, Lisa Etheridge of Shenandoah.

A memorial mass will be conducted 10 AM Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harrisonburg, with Father Silvio officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Bridgewater.

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Memorial Mass




10:00 AM 7/23/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/23/2019 11:00:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

154 North Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Father Silvio officiating. Burial will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
154 North Main Street Harrisonburg 22802 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr.
Bridgewater, VA 22812

Corner of N.Main St. & Oakwood Dr. Bridgewater 22812 VA
United States

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