Brian E. Sullivan
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In Taunton, Brian E. Sullivan Sr., Age 65, passed away peacefully in Morton Hospital following a brief illness. Brian was the husband of Barbara (Simmons) Sullivan of North Dighton. He was born in Pawtucket, RI, the son of the late Daniel J. & Mary (McNamara) Sullivan. Brian was a resident of North Dighton and a former resident of South Attleboro. Brian worked at Leedham Hardware in South Attleboro for decades until its closure and then for Supply New England until his retirement. Brian was a former member of the Lions Club, where he received the Melvin Jones Award. He was an avid sports fan, especially the New England Patriots, he enjoyed golfing, his summer home in Maine where he spent many years on the banks of the Carrabassett River fishing. He loved his family with all his heart and never met anybody who was not a good friend. In addition to his wife Barbara, Brian leaves his sons, Brian Sullivan and his wife Gina and Timothy Sullivan. He is survived by his siblings, Leonard Sullivan and John Sullivan and his wife Lauren, Mary Thibodeau and husband Gary, Peggy Roy and husband Roland and the late Daniel and Timothy Sullivan. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren, Parker, Rylee and Kaitlyn, his mother in law Barbara Simmons of Dighton and late father in law Richard. He also leaves several brother and sister in laws and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services are private at the request of the family. Arrangements are under the care of the O'Keefe-wade Funeral Home in Taunton. Visit our website www.okeefewade.com to sign the online guestbook, obituaries & directions

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Published in Sun Chronicle on Sep. 19, 2020.
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October 9, 2020
One of the nicest guys I knew growing up in South Attleboro. Blessings to the Sullivan family
Scott Dubuc
Acquaintance
September 23, 2020
A good man has left this earth but will forever be in our hearts. Great memories of Brian will live on in his sons and extended family. Love and prayers to Barbara, Brian and Tim.
Paula Gaboury
Family
September 22, 2020
My condolences to Brian's family. I knew Brian throughout my school years. He was truly one of the good guys. God Bless!
Bob D
Friend
September 19, 2020
My condolences to his family . I worked at D'Angelo in South Attleboro for almost 20 years and had the pleasure of his company for lunch on a regular basis. What a genuine, happy person, that we looked forward to seeing as he always had a story or something to share to put a smile on our faces. I also got see to see him when I needed supplies for my home projects! I am so sorry to hear of his passing . My thoughts and prayers go out to you .
Cheryl Tomasso
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