Patricia Ellen Sullivan, 78, Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH — Patricia Ellen Sullivan, 78, of Portsmouth, died Friday, May 23, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at Charlton Memorial Hospital Fall River, Mass.

Born in Fall River on Sept. 25, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Cooper and Estelle (Perrin) Cooper.

She was the wife of 49 years, of the late John J. Sullivan Jr.

She is survived by her children, Mary Lou Weiss and her husband, Gary of Portsmouth, John Sullivan of Las Vegas, Nev. and Thomas Sullivan and his wife, Michelle of Portsmouth. She also leaves her sisters, Mary Gardner of Elizabethtown, Ky. and Shirley Farrell of Stonington, Conn.; and her loving grandchildren, Steven and Leah Weiss and Madison, Muriel and Morgan Sullivan.

She is preceded in death by her brothers Thomas and William Cooper.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. in the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth.

Her funeral will be held on Friday May 30, 2014 at 9 a.m. from the funeral home, with a Mass of Christian Burial, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony’s Church, 2836 East Main Road, Portsmouth.

Burial will be private.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to St. Anthony’s Church, 2836 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.

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