Somerville/Medford Remembering Anne L. Sullivan

Anne L. (Barton) Sullivan was born November 11, 1943 in Mattapan, MA to Annie T. (Carty) and Leo C. Barton. She grew up in Mattapan and attended Cathedral High School in Boston. As a young adult she began working at First National Bank, where she met her husband William F. Sullivan. They were married 56 years.

Anne lived most of her life in South Boston with Bill and their two daughters, Christine and Joanne. She was an active member of her community and loved by all she encountered. She worked for many years at United Supply Company and later for Boston Water and Sewer. She was dedicated and hardworking and thoroughly enjoyed being part of her workplaces. Anne was not only a valued employee, but a friend to all. In her later years, Anne was a strong presence in the lives of her beloved grandchildren. Her family all hold fond memories of her humor, storytelling, and generosity to her loved ones. Anne has been reunited with her husband Bill by whom she is predeceased by only five weeks.
Anne leaves behind her daughter Christine Noble and son-in-law James of Wolfeboro, NH, her daughter Joanne Keane and son-in-law Sean of Medford, MA, and her nine grandchildren, Olivia, Aislinn, Paddy, Catie, Charlotte, Colin, Emma, Ciara, and Finn. She also leaves behind her loving sister Mary Henshaw of Mansfield, MA, her niece Lisa Scarborough and family of South Easton, MA, her brother John Barton of Orlando, FL, her cousin Eugene McCarthy and wife Bridie and their family of Braintree, MA, and many many close friends.
Calling hours will be held in the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville on Saturday morning, June 11th from 9:30AM – 10:30 AM followed by a Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Raphael Church, Medford at 11AM. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Services will conclude with burial at St. Paul Cemetery, Arlington.

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