Marie Sullivan, age 84, passed away on April 17, 2018 surrounded by her loving children. Marie was born, raised, and educated in Dorchester before moving to Southie. She lived on the South Shore most of her life until she retired and moved to Florida. Marie enjoyed seventeen years there before moving back to Massachusetts to be with her family.
Marie worked for South Shore Mental Health for many years and also Coastal Community Counseling Center. Marie enjoyed reading, traveling, cooking, and entertaining, but most of all, enjoyed the time she spent with her family.
Marie is survived by her loving children John Sullivan and his wife Joanne of New Jersey, Robert Sullivan of Plymouth, and Lynne Cignarella of Whitman, her cherished grandchildren Katie, Colleen, Jay, Sean, Patrick, Daniel, Sarah and PJ, her great grandchildren Bennett, Brooks, Hadley, Madelyn, Jackson and Cormac. Marie is also survived by her sisters Patt Petterson and Carol Connolly and the late William Connolly and Paul Connolly.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to the visiting hours for Marie on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2-6 pm in the C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home located at 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Sq.) Weymouth, MA 02190. Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home on Monday morning at 9 am for a Celebration of Life prior to the Funeral Service for Marie, which will take place at Union Congregational Church, located at 74 Commercial St. Braintree, MA at 10AM. Donations may be made in memory of Marie to Hope Hospice 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601.