BROOKFIELD ; Charles E. Sullivan, 83, of Roberts Road in Brookfield, died Aug. 25, 2009, at home.
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Born Aug. 2, 1926 in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of the late Vincent R. and Kathleen (O'Shaughnessy) Sullivan, he was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in World War II. He earned an associate degree in Applied Police Science from S.U.N.Y. at Farmingdale, N.Y., in 1973.
Charlie resided many years in New York, having worked for RCA as a journeyman technician and he retired from the New York City Police Department, where he served as a police officer from 1952-1976. He moved to Province Lake in East Wakefield, N.H., where he served as police chief for the Town of Wakefield from 1978-1992 and resided in Brookfield, N.H., since 1992.
Widower of the late Margaret I. (Conway) Sullivan, who died in 2007, he is survived by their four children: Charles E. Sullivan, Jr. of Texas, Adrienne K. Sullivan of Wolfeboro, James C. Sullivan of Brookfield and John R. Sullivan of Sanbornville; 10 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Calling hours are Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Peaslee Funeral Home, 2079 Wakefield Road in Sanbornville.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony's Church, Meadow Street, Sanbornville, with Fr. Edmund A. Babicz, pastor, as celebrant. Interment with military honors will follow at Lovell Lake Cemetery.
If desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to: St. Anthony's Church, PO Box 490, Sanbornville, NH 03872. To express condolences, please visit www.peasleefuneralhome.com.
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Published in Fosters from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2009