Jeanne Sullivan passed with peace on May 10, with her family at her side. She will be forever cherished by her son James Sullivan II and daughter-in-law Kristen of Brentwood, NH, son Craig Sullivan and his partner Kenneth Killpartrick of Manchester, NH, daughter Susan (Sullivan) Gualtieri and son-in-law Kurt of Concord, NH, and her five grandchildren Violet, James and Charlotte Sullivan and Anthony and Gianna Gualtieri. She is also survived by her brother Anthony Kruse of Livonia, Michigan and her sister Kathleen Kirkpatrick of Tarbena, Spain.
Born in Detroit, Michigan on March 14, 1942, she was the daughter of Anthony and Florence (Maslaveskas) Krushinski. As a young woman Jeanne joined the Navy where she met her once husband the late James E. Sullivan. Jeanne raised their three children while following Jim across the world throughout his military career.
A long time resident of Londonderry, NH, upon retirement Jeanne moved to Raymond, where she was actively involved in her community. With her friends and neighbors, Jeanne facilitated book groups, knit, played Friday night cards and mahjong. She was an active member of the Raymond-Fremont Senior Center. Jeanne embraced life through her passions of painting, gardening, travel and being with her family. She leaves us rich in memories.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, May 17 from 4 - 6pm at Brewitt Funeral Home, 14 Pine Street, Exeter, NH. A celebration of life will be held at the Sherwood Community Clubhouse, Sherwood Road, Raymond, NH at 7pm. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Jeanne Sullivan to support cancer research and patient care at:
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168
Boston, MA 02284
or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.
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