CUMBERLAND – John L. Sullivan, 89, of Cumberland, passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

Born on August 28, 1928, in Frostburg, he was the son of the late Francis Ralph and Mae (Connor) Sullivan.

John was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, past member of the Dapper Dan club, and current member of Saint Patrick’s Catholic Church, Our Lady of the Mountains Parish.

He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Dolores Faye (Rizer) Sullivan; his four children who loved and adored him, Pat Sullivan and wife Jo Lynn, Terrence Sullivan and wife Shelley, Kim Abe and husband Ted, and Brian Sullivan and fiancé Wanda Davidson; grandchildren, Brendan Sullivan, Sarah Miller, and Ian Sullivan; and great-grandchildren, Julian, Claire, and Judah Miller.

Family will receive friends at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A., 108 Virginia Avenue, Cumberland, on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m.

A funeral service will follow at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Maryland State Veterans’ Cemetery, Rocky Gap.

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