RINGWOOD — Services were held for Florence M. Sullivan, 78, of Brick Township, who died on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. She was a former resident of this community.
Born in Queens, N.Y., Mrs. Sullivan lived in Ringwood for 35 years before moving to Brick four years ago. She was the accounts payable supervisor at Ringwood Borough Hall, where she worked for 25 years before retiring in 2008. Also, she was a class mother, CYO cheerleading coach, and Girl Scout troop leader in Ringwood. She was a parishioner of St. Catherine's of Bologna, Ringwood, where she was president of the Rosary Society, a Eucharistic minister, and secretary of the CCD program. She was a communicant of St. Martha's R.C. Church, Point Pleasant, as well.
Services were Monday at the St. Martha's R.C. Church, followed by burial at Greenwood Cemetery, Brielle. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the
, Greater New Jersey Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.
Mrs. Sullivan is survived by her husband, Mortimer; her children, Patrick Collins of Little Falls, Deborah Van Deventer of Holly Hill, S.C., and Colleen Sullivan Palus of Belmar; her brother, Joseph Caldera of Dumont; her sister, Mar Parmel of Long Island City, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her first husband, Donald Collins; and her parents, Patsy and Rose Caldera.
Published in Suburban Trends on May 21, 2013