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William Henry Sullivan

May 22, 1932 ~ July 16, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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William Henry Sullivan, 91, of Scituate, Massachusetts passed away peacefully on Sunday July 16, 2023, surrounded by his family. Bill was the loving husband of the late Marie Patricia (Cronin) Sullivan for 59 years. Born in Boston, Massachusetts on May 22, 1932, Bill was the son of the late William and Catherine Sullivan of North Quincy,  Massachusetts. He was a member of the Class of 1950 of North Quincy High School.

Bill served in the United States Army and received a Korean Service Medal. He worked for the Record American and Boston Globe Newspaper Co. as a compositor retiring in 1997. He was a member of the Boston Typographical Union and the Scituate Knights of Columbus. He was a passionate Boston sports fan and he enjoyed bowling, golfing and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Bill is survived by his seven children and 17 grandchildren: Michael and his wife, Lisa, and their two children, Connor and Danny, of Bridgewater, MA; Mary and her husband Tom and their three children, Michael, William, and Caroline, of Duxbury, MA; William and his wife Nancy and their two children, Sidney and Olivia, of Pembroke, MA; Brendan and his wife Alison and their three children, Andrew, Renee, and Nathan, of Tucson, AZ; Ellen and her husband Jeff and their four children, Hannah, Molly, Ella, and Tess, of Holly Springs, NC; Catherine and her husband Peter and their three children, Lily, Jack, and Ruby, of Duxbury, MA; and Matthew of Quincy, MA. 

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Sunday, July 23, 2023 from 4-7pm at the McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home-1 Summer Street, Cohasset, MA.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, July 24, 2023 at 10am at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 2 Summer Street, Cohasset, MA. Interment will be at Cudworth Cemetery, Scituate, MA.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in Bill’s memory can be made to Scituate Etrusco Association-1 Common St. Scituate, MA 02066. Visit www.mcnamara-sparrell.com for guestbook.




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July 23, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara - Sparrell Funeral Service
One Summer Street
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
July 24, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Anthony
10 Summer St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

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Burial will take place at Cudworth Cemetery, Scituate, MA.

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