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Theresa Sullivan Obituary

Theresa J. Sullivan
Loving Mother, Retired Teachers Aid

Sullivan, Theresa J. “Terry”(nee Franco), 75, of Harrison all her life, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 6, 2010, surrounded by her loving family.

The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave, Harrison, NJ 07029 on Thursday at 9:30am. Funeral Mass to follow at Holy Cross Church, Harrison at 10am. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Friends may call on Tuesday 7-9pm, Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm and Thursday from 9am. For information, directions or to send condolences please visit

Theresa worked as a Sales Assistant at Marc Pharmacy for 8 years until 1986. There she enjoyed the daily contact with many nice customers, some of whom became close & dear friends.

In 1987 she went to work at Lincoln School in Harrison, where she worked first with Kindergarten, which she found extremely pleasant & rewarding. She also worked as a Computer Aide in the basic skills program, from which she retired in June 2004. She said herself that there was no greater joy then working with young children and the wonderful dedicated faculty became a 2nd family to her.

She is survived by her beloved children Richard F. & his wife Elizabeth, Michael & his wife Kathie, Kevin & his wife Christine and her cherished grandchildren Richard C., Michael V., Karissa, Kyle, Shannon and Andrew. Also survived by her aunt Millie and uncle Jim Martin and her loving & devoted brother Vincent Franco, her sister in law Betty Zelinski, many nieces & nephews, and all her grand doggies.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Richard F., Sr., and her parents Michael and Grace Franco.
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Published online on 11/8/2010.