John Sullivan

DYER, Ind. – John J. Sullivan, 75, of Dyer, Ind., Passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 8, 2014.

He was born Aug. 5, 1938, in Iron Mountain, son of the late Donald and Marie Sullivan.

He was the beloved husband of Diane M. (Clifford) Sullivan; devoted father of Kelly (Ray) Hooper, Jenny (Brian) Suchecki, and John Sullivan; proud grandfather of Lauren Farmer, Averi and Hadley Sullivan, and Kyle and Alex Suchecki; dear brother of Thomas (Cathy), late Walter (Nancy), and late Terry Sullivan; and kind uncle of many nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Marie Sullivan.

Visitation will be Friday, July 11, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Prayer service wil be held Saturday, July 12, at 11 a.m. from Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt. 30 and Pleasant Springs Lane) Dyer, Ind. 46311 to St. Maria Goretti Church, 500 Northgate Drive, Dyer, Ind. 46311, for a 12 noon Mass of Christian Burial with Rev. Charles Niblick officiating.

Interment is private and will be in the Quinnesec Cemtery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105.

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