Dorothy M. Sullivan
FRANKLIN - Dorothy M. Sullivan, 81 years old, passed on after a long illness at Newton Medical Center on Monday, Oct. 17. Born to John and Martha Wilson in Staten Island, N.Y., she lived in Sussex County, including Newton, since 1966 and then in Franklin since 2009. Dorothy earned her AA in business administration from Montclair State University. She worked as a dietary supervisor at Barn Hill Care Center and then was the co-owner of Echoes of Erin, in Newton, with her husband, John. She was a parishioner of Immaculate Conception R.C. Church. While living at the Franklin House, she started the book club, "The Book Worms" and the library there, as well as leading the board game clubs for Yahtzee and Over the Hill Monopoly. Dorothy was the beloved wife for 60 years of John C. Sullivan Sr., of Franklin; the devoted mother of John C. Sullivan Jr. and his wife, Debbie, of Knightsdale, N.C., Michael D. Sullivan and his wife, Veronika, of Fort Worth, Texas, Patrick H. Sullivan, of Newport Richey, Fla., Frances A. Gumpper and her husband, Edward, of Bradenton, Fla., and Mary E. Sullivan. of Branchville; the loving grandmother of Kristyn, Timothy, Shawn and his wife, Megan, Megan, Lauren and her husband, Evan, and Stephanie; as well as the dear sister-in-law of Neal Sullivan, of New City, N.Y. The family will receive visitors at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main St., Franklin, on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral will depart from the funeral home on Friday, Oct. 21, at 9:15 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Franklin, will follow at 10 a.m., with entombment to follow at St. Joseph's Mausoleum, Newton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts to the Wallkill Valley First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 274, Franklin, NJ 07416, for services provided to Dorothy and her husband over the years. Information and condolences can be found at www.fjohnramseyfuneralhome.com.
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