Cornelius J. Sullivan
Cornelius J. Sullivan
  • July 11, 1935 - December 9, 2017
  • Chicago, Illinois

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Cornelius "Sully" Sullivan, Retired CFD. Beloved husband of 62 years to the late Joan, nee O'Brien, Sullivan; loving father of Karen (Kevin) Leahy, Maureen (Robert) Lawson, Joan (Jack) Hughes, Eileen (Robert) Keffer, Dan (Kelly) and Kevin (Kathy); proud grandfather of Kevin (Heather), Martin, Brigid, Nora (Cody) and Anne Leahy, Brian and Brenden (Jessica) Lawson, Ellie and Katie Hughes, Timothy, Clare, Liam and Patrick Keffer, Conor, Kevin, Emily and Natalie Sullivan and Daniel, Michael and Jack Sullivan; great-grandfather of Amelia, Finnegan, Benjamin, Brantley and Callan; cherished brother of Margaret (late John) Collins and the late Ellen (late Raymond) Collins; dear brother-in-law of the late Eugene (Patricia) McGrail, the late Frank (late Rosemarie) McGrail, the late Rita (late Louie) Clemens; fond uncle of many. Proud Member of the Gaelic Fire Brigade and The Brotherhood of the Barrel. #1 fan of his grandchildren's activities. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the CFD EMWQ Widow's and Children's Assistance Fund,

Queen of Martyrs Church
103rd St. & Central Park Ave, Evergreen Park
Friday December 15, 2017, 3:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Funeral Saturday December 16, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
FROM Blake-Lamb Funeral Home, 4727 W 103rd St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
BACK TO Queen of Martyrs Church. MASS 9:45 a.m.
Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip, IL. Info 708-636-1193 or