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Sullivan, Brother Robert, CFX
Age 85, a member of the Xaverian Brothers community in Melrose, died on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Son of the late Robert W. and Clare (Rodgers) Sullivan, he graduated from Malden Catholic HS in 1945 and then entered the Congregation of the Brothers of St. Francis Xavier. Assignments locally included Director of Studies and faculty member at St. John's Prep in Danvers and Headmaster at Malden Catholic HS from 1986-1992. In addition to his Brothers in religion, Brother Robert is survived by siblings, Margaret Eisenhaur, who was active in Brother Robert's care in his later years, and her husband Gerald of Stoneham, Virginia Wilson of North Andover, and Donald Sullivan of Somerville, two sisters-in-law, Julie Sullivan of Kenya and Rosemary Sullivan of Winchester, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Sister Mary Sullivan, FMM, Edward Sullivan, and A. Eugene Sullivan. Funeral Mass on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Burial will follow in the Xaverian Brothers Cemetery, on the St. John's Prep campus. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours are Friday from 3-8 p.m. in the Chapel of St. John's Preparatory School (Admin. Bldg.), 72 Spring St., Danvers. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sullivan Family Scholarship fund at Malden Catholic High School, 99 Crystal St., Malden, MA 02148. Full obituary at
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 13, 2013
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