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Patrick Sullivan Obituary
Patrick J. Sullivan Jr.

1932-2012 PITTSFIELD Patrick J. Sullivan, Jr. of 69 Wood Avenue, Pittsfield, passed away on September 19 at Sweetbrook Care Center.

He was born on July 12, 1932 to and Patrick and Julia (Tworig) Sullivan. He graduated in 1951 from Adams High School where he was Class President for the last three years of high school. He went to Ithaca College for two years. He returned to Adams, and was employed by Sprague Electric, designing capacitors for 14 years. He was also a local musician, playing trumpet and keyboard for many years.

He married Josephine Zepka on June 25, 1955. He then went to work for the Hobner Co. (musical instruments) in sales and was transferred to Daytona Beach where they resided for 36 years. In that period of time he still did many regular musical entertaining jobs throughout his life, until retiring at age 72.

After Josephine, his wife of 52 years, passed over on June 9, 2007, Patrick returned to his home in the Berkshires moving into the Spruces of Williamstown. He met his second wife, Sandy LoPresto and were married on September 17, 2011.

He leaves his loving wife, Sandy, his sister in law and caregiver, Suzette Pierce and her husband, Bruce; Sisters in law and brothers in law, Cindy and Walter Sears, Wayne and Peg LoPresto and sister in law, Patricia Little, brother in law Richard Luczynski and his wife, Beverly and sister in law Betty Luczynski. He also leaves many nieces, nephews and cousins as well as many wonderful friends including his two feline "children", Maxie and Sasha.

The family would like to thank Sweetbrook Care Center for their excellent care of Patrick. He will greatly missed by all. Pat's last request was that he be remembered as saying "It's been a wonderful and glorious ride."

FUNERAL NOTICE: Per his request there will be no calling hours or funeral. A graveside service will be held on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 11 a.m. at the Bellevue Cemetery in Adams. The omission of flowers is requested. Memorial contributions may be made to the hospice of your area or the in care of the Flynn and Dagnoli Funeral Home, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA.

To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2012
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