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Robert M. Sullivan

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Robert M. Sullivan

Essex Fells - Robert M. Sullivan, originally of Essex Fells, a former publisher of The Progress, weekly newspaper for the West Essex area, died September 1, 2018.

He and his brother John A. Sullivan, III, co-owned The Progress of Caldwell, a weekly newspaper which was started 100 years ago. He was a resident at Morris Hills Center for 2 years and also resided in West Caldwell and Montclair for many years. He was born on November 11, 1936.

Over the years Bob was involved in a number of projects in the West Essex area including The Bridge for Youth, where he was a founder, board member and treasurer. He was a member of the Matt Talbot Retreat Number 87, The Men's Group of Boonton and was founder and board member of the Education & Health Center of America.

He is survived by his son Gregory S. Sullivan and his wife Julie P. Sullivan of White Plains, NY; his daughter Brooke E. Sullivan of Montclair; two sisters Mary Georgia Henry of Harwich Port, MA and Margaret (Peggy) Chiappa and her husband Dr. Jay R. Chiappa of Malvern, PA. Bob has five grandchildren, Brendan Robert, Kiera, Amy, Emma and Sean, as well as eight nieces and nephews.

The family will receive relatives and friends at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Avenue, Caldwell on Monday September 10, 2018 from 5 PM-8 PM. A Funeral Mass will be offered on Tuesday September 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 30 North Fullerton Avenue, Montclair with Father Frank J. Burla.

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