Michael Sullivan

Obituary of Michael L. Sullivan

Michael "Mike" Lawrence Sullivan and sometimes affectionately called "Sully", age 73, of Englewood, Florida passed on to the Lord on October 14, 2021. He was born December 4, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois to the late Lawrence & Marie Sullivan. Michael was a man who truly loved the Lord and was devoted to his family and friends. An extremely bright man who loved to tell jokes and who was successful in business. He is known for his amazing Donald Duck impression that made his grandchildren & great-grandchildren giggle. He obtained official Irish citizenship and will be remembered for his Irish eyes and gregarious laughter especially when watching "Young Frankenstein". He would often pray throughout the day and night and his favorite hymn was "Let There Be Peace On Earth". Some of his hobbies were reading, fishing, playing the piano, cooking, gardening, fine dining, and golf. Michael was also known for his gift of hospitality. He will be missed. He is survived by his loving wife of three years: Lynda Sullivan, his children: Colleen (Jim) Clapper, Larry (Michelle) Sullivan, Bill (Louise) Sullivan; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; his sisters: Gladys (John) Ebert, Dr. Margaret (Dr. Drew Meyers) Sullivan; numerous nieces and nephews. Michael was preceded in death by his granddaughter: Elizabeth, his parents, his sisters: Mary and Lenore, and his brothers: Terry and Thomas. A Memorial Mass will be said on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 10 AM at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 801 Oak Street, North Aurora, Illinois. A private burial will be held at St. Charles Prairie Cemetery in St. Charles, Illinois. In lieu of flowers, a memorial is being set up to Advocate Children's Heart Institute (where two of his granddaughters were cared for).
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