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James Sullivan

SULLIVAN
James Emmett Sullivan passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at the age of 81. He was born on Christmas Day 1932 in Osage, Kansas to Enes Emma Rosetta and Francis Bernard Sullivan. He had many nicknames: Jim, Jamie, Dad, Grandpa, Papa, Goo, The Deacon, Father Sullivan and Jaime. Jim graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1951 and attended St. Mary's University and the University of Texas at Austin. He was the dean of the promotional products industry in San Antonio having spent the years since 1958 in this endeavor. Jim was an avid fisherman and hunter and loved the outdoors. He was a devoted member of the Catholic Church and one of the first Eucharistic Ministers in the archdiocese. His special mission was to the homebound and ill. Jim supported Victory Fellowship since 1969 and was a past president of the Northwest Cosmopolitan Club, past member of the Central Catholic High School Alumni Board and past member of the Alhambra Bejar Caravan 56. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Dionysus AR-21 during the Korean War. Jim loved San Antonio and Laredo where he spent many days and had many customers who became wonderful longtime friends. He considered Laredo his second home. He was fairly fluent in Spanish and was always eager to speak it. He had a great love for Mexico and its people. He was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his three sons, Sally Chote Sullivan and his second wife, Patricia Pugh Ragland Sullivan. Jim is survived by his son, James E. Sullivan, Jr. and wife, Sally, and their children, James III (Trey) and Francie Sullivan, son, Michael T. Sullivan and his daughters, Erin and Mackenzie Sullivan, son, Patrick S. Sullivan and wife, Mary and their daughters, Sally Marie, Betsy and Maggy Sullivan; his sister, Mary Elaine Roberts of Dallas and two nephews, David and Chris. He is also survived by stepchildren, Tayloe Ragland, Jennifer Zebak and Kendall Biehl and their families.
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ROSARY
WEDNESDAY
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
7:00 P.M.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH
4201 DEZAVALA ROAD

MASS
THURSDAY
FEBRUARY 13, 2014
10:00 A.M.
ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI CATHOLIC CHURCH

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Lone Star Chapter, 6800 Park Ten Blvd Suite #131-E San Antonio, TX 78213 Interment will follow in Mission Burial Park North.
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www.porterloring.com
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Funeral Home

Porter Loring Mortuary - San Antonio
1101 McCullough San Antonio, TX 78212
210-227-8221

Published in Express-News from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11, 2014
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