Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side
2607 Buffalo Road
Erie, PA 16510
(814) 899-7656
More Obituaries for Joan Sullivan
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Joan Arlene Sullivan

Obituary Condolences

Joan Arlene Sullivan Obituary

Joan Arlene Sullivan, age 84, and resident of St. Joseph's Apartments on Maryland Ave., Erie, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 1, 2014 at Golden Living Center-Walnut Creek. She was born March 10, 1930, in Erie, to parents, James Albert Humes and Ellen Josephine Melquist Humes.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband, Frank R. Sullivan; one sister, Jean Wronek and two brothers, Alton and Roger Humes.

Joan is survived by a sister, Nancy Hetrick; a brother, Richard Humes (Carole); four children: Edward Sullivan, William Sullivan (Maryann), Karen Sullivan and David Sullivan (Kathy); five grandchildren: Brian Sullivan, Mark Sullivan, Beverly Kulbacki, Kimberly Sullivan and Nicole Ettwein and six great-grandchildren.

Joan's interests included collecting volumes of recipes and experimenting with new ones frequently. She was also a bingo enthusiast. She was a stay-at-home mother who loved her family foremost and had a very simple approach to life. If you were a friend to her, she was a great friend to you. After her children were older, she worked for many years as a housekeeper at Millcreek Community Hospital.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service, to be conducted there at 5:00 p.m. Private interment Lakeside Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Erie City Mission, 1023 French St., Erie, PA 16512. To send condolences, please visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.

Sign the Guestbook at www.GoErie.com/obits

Published in the Erie Times-News on Aug. 4, 2014
Read More
Planning Guide
Free funeral planning guide compliments of Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side