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“I can not believe you've been gone for three years now. I miss you so. ”
1 of 20 | Posted by: Kathleen - Thornton, NH - Sister

“John, I was thinking of you and Bill today. We are signing on our house an wanted you to be one of the first to know. Hope you are here with me to...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Kathleen Bowen - Thornton, NH

3 of 20 | Posted by: wanda - salem, MA

“happy easter john, miss you ”
4 of 20 | Posted by: wandaw - salem, MA

“Friends will come and friends will go, The seasons change and it will show, I will age and so will you, But our friendship stays, strong and true. ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: w - salem, MA - long time friend

“just a little know to let you know that i think of you everyday. hope that you are doing well. please let family know that i am doing ok.and that i...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: wanda - salem, MA

“Hi John, I can't believe it has been a month already. I miss you. Think about you everyday. love wanda ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: wanda - s, MA - long time friend

“I miss talking to you. When I am tired, had a long day or just even thinking about calling you I can't. I miss you ”
8 of 20 | Posted by: wanda - salem, MA

“RIP - Patrice ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: patrice gioia - derry, NH

“My children and I will miss you always! You are a wonderful man and althouh you were very ill you were still too young to die. I love you! ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Robin - Laconia, NH - neice

“As a young girl I remember going up to Wanda's house for dinner and you always filled the house with laughs. You were so loving and welcoming and I...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Kelli Wing - Everett, MA - Cousin

“John I will miss you immensely. We have had so many good times togther, like the time your shoe lace got caught on the bed frame and you fell down...Read More »
12 of 20 | Posted by: Gina Wing - Everett, MA - Cousin

“John we had so much in our life. we always were their for each other from good times and bad times . You were like a brother to me than a cousin . I...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Daniel wing - everett, MA

“Uncle John, It is so hard for me to know you are gone. I'm so happy that my little one had the chance to meet you. I will miss you always and the...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Robin - Laconia, NH - neice

“I have known you all my life. We had good times and bad times but you were my soul mate. I miss you and will always remember you ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: wanda - salem, MA

“I know this man Who is dear to my heart Suddenly one day It was torn all apart This man taught me every thing That I needed to know But I never...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Kerri-Anne - salem, MA

“Rest in peace John. To the family know that he is in a better place my thoughts are with you all. ”
17 of 20 | Posted by: Patricia Beck - Kenneth city, FL

one I think John remembers “May you rest in peace and not have any more pain and suffering.You are in the Lords hands now he will guide the rest of your way to the Heavens.You...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Marilyn Sullivan - Summerfield, FL

“How do I say goodbye to a brother That I love as much as you? I still cannot believe your gone I'm still hoping it isn't true Wish this heartache...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Kathleen A Bowen - Thornton, NH

“PaPa John I will miss you so much. You always had everyone laughing and smiling. I love you so much and I'm sorry I didn't get to say goodbye to you...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: Heather Marie Wing - Everett, MA


LOWELL, MA - John Joseph Sullivan, of Lowell, MA died peacefully surrounded by his family on Sunday, February 12, 2012, at Saints Memorial Medical Center, in Lowell, MA. He was 51 years old.

Mr. Sullivan was born in Boston, MA on January 25, 1961, the son of John J. Sullivan of Quincy, MA and Gloria G. Sullivan of Thornton, NH.

John worked for many years as a Tire Technician for Commonwealth Tire/Discount Tire in Somerville, MA and for Direct Tire in Watertown and Peabody, MA.

He loved classic rock and spending time with family and friends.

John is survived by his parents, loving brother Sean P Sullivan of Derry, NH, his beloved sister Kathleen A Bowen and brother-in-law Raymond of Thornton, NH; sisters, Linda J. Mc Millan of Lowell, MA; Marilyn A Sullivan of Summersfield, FL; brother, James E. Stevens of Chelsea, MA; longtime companion, Wanda Barnett and her daughter Kerri-Anne, nephews, Damian,Todd, Mark, and Jay; nieces,Felicia, Robin, Jessica, Debra, Christeen, April, Sherri, Michelle and many beloved great nieces, nephews and cousins. John was predeceased by his brothers William F. Sullivan of Manchester, NH and Allen L. Kane of Columbia, SC. He will be remembered and greatly missed by his family and friends.
SERVICES: A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM at the Phaneuf Funeral Home, 243 Hanover Street, corner of Union Street, in Manchester. A memorial service will follow in the funeral home at 3:00 PM.

To view an online memorial and guestbook please go to

The Phaneuf Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.