John J. Sullivan

John J. Sullivan

November 21st, 1935 August 10th, 2019

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Obituary for John J. Sullivan

John "Jack" Joseph Sullivan, 83, of The Villages, Florida, formerly of Arlington, Massachusetts passed away peacefully while under the care of hospice on Saturday, August 10, 2019. He was born on November 21, 1935 to the late Humphrey and Lois Sullivan. He is a veteran of The United States Army and served proudly during the Korean Conflict as a Paratrooper. After the war, he worked as a Police Officer in Arlington, MA for 8 years. He was then a Capitol Police Officer at the State House working for the Governor and Constitutional Officers. He completed his education with honors, earning a Master's Degree of Arts in Criminal Justice.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 37 years Frances Sullivan; daughter, Donna Sullivan; siblings, Robert Sullivan (Ann), Barbara Caruso (Henry who is predeceased), Patricia Guzzetti, William Sullivan, Lois Ann Levesque (Claude); brother in-law, Lou Monaco; nieces and nephews, Barbara Barry, Dana Kilroy, Gina Caruso, Vinny Caruso, Bill Kilroy, Alicia Linehan, Aidan Linehan, Kimberly Levesque, Claude Levesque, Jr., Carol Donoghue, Melissa Donoghue, Kevin Sullivan, and James Kilroy.

He is preceded in death by his son John H. Sullivan; sister Elizabeth Monaco, and his parents.

Jack and Fran moved to The Villages, FL in 1996 where they enjoyed their retirement together. Hobbies included playing golf, going to the Savannah Center for entertainment and enjoying local restaurants.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:30 am at the Church of St. Agnes with a committal service to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, in Arlington, Massachusetts.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation in his memory to Cornerstone Hospice,

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  • Memorial Mass

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Saint Agnes Church
    51 Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
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    Friday, August 30th, 2019
  • Interment

    Friday, August 30th, 2019 |
    Mount Pleasant Cemetery
    Medford Street
    Arlington, MA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Friday, August 30th, 2019

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Dianne Spidle

I remember our childhood days as though they were yesterday. How can I forget your relentless teasing! Both Andy ( you knew him as Sonny ) and I would have loved to have seen you, the opportunity to talk with you, and share childhood memories with you just one time before your journey into Paradise. We will cherish those moments we shared with you growing up; for those moments are what memories are made of. God bless you "Jackie" - you will live on in our hearts. Rest in peace!
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