Sullivan, Joanne (Collins)|
"Joanie", age 81, of Tewksbury, formerly a long time resident of Wilmington, died unexpectedly on September 23, 2013. Joanne was the beloved wife of the late Eugene B. Sullivan, devoted mother of John "Jack" Sullivan & his wife Lisa of Fitchburg, Michael Sullivan of San Diego, CA, Mary Harnum & her husband Kirby of Canton, Eileen Costello & her husband John of Tewksbury, Jeremiah Sullivan & his wife Michelle of Pittsburgh, PA, Eugene "Donny" Sullivan of Wilmington, Timothy Sullivan & his wife Kelley of Haverhill, and the late Joanne Sullivan, loving "Nana" of 18 and "Great-Great" of 12, dear daughter of the late Patrick and Mary E. (Lampro) Collins, sister of Mary Surran of Tewksbury, Eileen Collins of Weymouth, the late Robert Collins, Rev. Michael "Buddy" Collins, and Nancy MacDonald. Joanie is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, Inc., 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), WILMINGTON, on Friday, September 27th at 11:00 a.m. followed by Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 12:00 noon. Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept. 26th from 5-8 p.m. Memorial donations in Joanne's name may be made to
, Attn: Donor Services, P. O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309. Joanne was a member of the Teamsters Local #25 in Charlestown.
Nichols Funeral Home
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 25, 2013