DEERING, NH: Marion E. Sullivan (89) passed away peacefully on August 18, 2019.
She was born on February 20, 1930 in Portland, ME and was the daughter of the late Edward and Lula (Conary) Nelson.
She graduated from Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary Nursing School in 1952 as an RN and then attended Boston University where she took classes to teach nursing. She taught at Mass Eye & Ear and eventually worked as an RN throughout her career and retired from The Presidential Oaks Nursing Home, Concord, NH in 1990. Mom was involved with several ladies and church groups over the years. She loved reading, sewing, going on walks, spending time with husband, children, grandchildren.
In 1958, she met Philip C. Sullivan of South Portland, ME and they married on August 22, 1959. They resided and raised their family in Weare, NH until they retired to Swan’s Island, ME.
In addition to her parents, Marion is predeceased by her grandson, Sean A. Sandmann (2009), brother, Llewellyn R. Nelson (2010) and son, Thomas E. Sullivan (2014).
Marion is survived by her loving husband of nearly 60 wedded years, Philip C. Sullivan of Deering, NH, her sister, Josephine Swann of Swan’s Island, Maine, Prudence Nelson of NY, daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Randy Sandmann of Weare, son, Steven Sullivan of ME, four grandchildren, Ryan Sandmann, Sean Sandmann, Kristy Townes and Katy Aucoin, three great grandchildren, Eldon Townes, III, Luke Leighton Townes, Mason (due in September) Aucoin and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, August 24thfrom 10:00 to 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Catholic Church 38 Church Street Hillsboro, NH. Services will follow at 11 am.
The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service Hillsboro, NH is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association, 2 Wall St #104, Manchester, NH 03101.