Donald "Sully" Sullivan

October 29, 1935 - October 13, 2020
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Donald L. “Sully” Sullivan, 84, of Dover and formerly of Uhrichsville, passed away October 13, 2020 in the Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital at Dover.

Born in Dover on October 29, 1935, he was the son of the late William and Marie (Flynn) Sullivan.

On June 24, 1960, Sully married his late wife, the former Laura…

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Donald L. “Sully” Sullivan, 84, of Dover and formerly of Uhrichsville, passed away October 13, 2020 in the Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital at Dover.

Born in Dover on October 29, 1935, he was the son of the late William and Marie (Flynn) Sullivan.

On June 24, 1960, Sully married his late wife, the former Laura Ann “Annie” Groah. They celebrated 31 years of marriage prior to her passing in 1992.

Sully was employed by Grief Brothers in Navarre prior to his retirement. He was a member of the Moose, Eagles, and Italian-American Club. Additionally, he was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in New Philadelphia.

Sully was also an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, the Pittsburg Steelers, and NASCAR.

Sully’s family includes his children, Donald (fiancé, Teresa Swartzentruber) Sullivan of Beach City and Dawna (companion, Jeff Lones) Shalosky of Lake Mohawk; his grandchildren, Donald and Casie Sullivan, BJ (Courtney), Kyle (Emily), Luke (Caroline) Shalosky, and Seth and Chelsea Gibson; and 11 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, Sully was preceded in passing by his children, Derek and Deka Sullivan; and two brothers, Leroy and William Sullivan.

A private graveside service will be held in Union Cemetery at Uhrichsville. No public visitation or services are scheduled.

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No public visitation or services are scheduled.


Cemetery Information

Union Cemetery - Uhrichsville

Address:

West 7th Street, UHRICHSVILLE, OH, 44683

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A private graveside service will be held.


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Born: October 29, 1935
Died: October 13, 2020

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John krocker posted on 10/19/20

Always remember the good times at the racetracks & you telling me & Donald we were not all their or brain dead!!!!! You will be missed Sully!!!!!

 

Ruth Immel posted on 10/18/20

Dawna and Donny, We were sorry to hear of Donny’s passing. We will remember all the good times our families had throughout the years and Jeff also enjoyed working with him too. He will always be remembered for his infectious smile and his laugh. He was such a sweetheart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love and prayers, Ruthie and Jeff

 

Teri Titus posted on 10/16/20

May I offer my condolences to Sully's family. Sully was a great neighbor and much loved friend. Rest In Peace, Buddy.

 

Bob Shalosky posted on 10/16/20

Going to cherish all the good times we shared. Rest easy my friend ?

 

Christina shahan posted on 10/15/20

I can remember him coming in speedway talking to Deka Kelly and me why we was working. Such a happy guy fly high and send Decka all our love

 

Melanie Johnson posted on 10/15/20

Im so sorry. Miss his smiling face and love coming into Uhrichsville Wendy's! He has a special place in our hearts. Prayers and hugs to family.

 

Taunia Maple posted on 10/15/20

Sully you will be missed by so many. You were a joy to spend time with and I enjoyed our chats and all your stories. You are now with the ones you missed so much. My thoughts and prayers for your family and friends who lost such a wonderful man.

 

Rick and Kathy Mangon posted on 10/15/20

We will sadly miss you Sully. RIP my friend fly high.

 

Bonnie posted on 10/15/20

Love you Sully fly high

 

John Shonk & Julie Thomas posted on 10/15/20

Don and Family Sorry to see the passing of your Father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Theresa and family. God Bless.

 

Cheryl McBride posted on 10/15/20

Dear Sully you will be missed by all your friends at Uhrichsville Eagles. I will our chats, the twinkle in your eyes, and the sweet kisses and hugs you always have me upon greeting. Fly high dear friend rest with Deka now.

 

Rob Stanley posted on 10/14/20

Rest easy my friend. Love you brother.

 

Shannon Casteel posted on 10/14/20

I am so sorry!! Apparently they don't allow emojis. Those question marks are not supposed to be there like that!

 

Shannon Casteel posted on 10/14/20

You were one of my favorite faces to see when I came to work... you will be greatly missed by me and many other here at the nursing centre.?? My condolences to Sully's family, I am so sorry for you loss. I pray for a sense of peace and comfort for you all at this very difficult time. ???

 

teresa swartzentruber posted on 10/14/20

in memory of you Sully

 

Maxine (Mickey )Moore posted on 10/14/20

So sorry for your loss , I’ve known Donnie & Annie all my life , he was one funny guy that enjoyed life . Sending my sympathy to the family . ?

 

teresa swartzentruber posted on 10/14/20

My sweet papa Sully, you treated me like gold from day 1. I'm so thankful for the chance to have gotten to know you. You were a special kind of fellow with millions of stories to tell. I promise to be here for your son and his family as I told you I would. May you rest in peace with your Annie and Deka and all the others before you whom you loved. The world won't be the same without you! Much love, Teresa

 

Chelsea posted on 10/14/20

You was so loved and will be missed beyond words grandpa!!! I love you!! Rest easy!!!

 

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