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“Very sad to hear the news of George passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Brett Sarno - MA - Family Friend

“Dung and I worked together in 1966-67 just prior to her marriage to George. I finally met George during a visit to Worcester in the early 1980's but...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Roger Petersen - CLAYTON, CA

“Jill, I am so sad to here about the loss of your father. Please tell your sisters and your mom that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I will...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Nicole Zamansky Lombardo - CT

“My deepest sympathy, such wonderful childhood memories. Thinking of you all, Annie, Aileen, Jill, and Thuy & mom too! ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Lori Brigham - Brookfield, MA

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George Francis Sullivan, son of Francis J. Sullivan and Laure Desmarais-Sullivan, was born August 7, 1930 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He passed away November 5, 2016 surrounded by family.

He attended Worcester Public Schools and graduated from Worcester State College. At the age of 17 he enlisted in The United States Army and honorably served for 21 years, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He moved back to Worcester with his wife and children in 1972 where he worked at WPI and later as a self-employed business owner with his wife before retiring.

George is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mong Dung Nguyen-Sullivan and daughters Annie Sullivan-Martinez, Aileen Sullivan-Pacella, Jill Sullivan-Kane and Annette Sullivan. He had two sons, both deceased, James Sullivan and Steven Sullivan and was a legal guardian to his niece Thuy MacNeil and nephew Hai Nguyen, also deceased. He was a loving husband and father and a beloved, hands-on grandfather to 15 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.

George loved life and had many hobbies. He was a linguaphile who learned Czech, German and French. He was a poet, avid reader, jazz and guitar enthusiast and fisherman. He loved the outdoors, travel and delighted in nature. He will be deeply missed by his family and his memory will be forever cherished.

A service will be held on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at The Massachusetts Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Agawam, Massachusetts at 3:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations in his memory to the Vietnam Veterans of America at