The Rev. Michael Sullivan
By Rachel Slajda
September 26, 2005
Boston - The Rev. Michael D. Sullivan, 88, of Boston, a former curate
at St. John the Baptist Church in Quincy, died Saturday at St. Patrick's
Manor, Framingham. The Rev. Sullivan served at the Quincy church from
1965 to 1971, when he was named pastor of St. Jude Church in Norfolk.
He also had been assigned to St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Bridgewater,
St. Mary of the Angels Church in Roxbury and St. Andrew Church in Jamaica
Plain. He was a senior priest in residence at Regina Cleri in Boston before
his recent illness. Born in Boston, he was a 1938 graduate of Boston College
and a graduate of St. John's Seminary in Boston. He was ordained in 1945.
He is survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. A rite of reception
will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at Regina Cleri, 60 Wm. Cardinal O'Connell
Way, Boston, where he will lie in state until 8 p.m. A funeral Mass will
be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Church, 68 Wm. Cardinal
O'Connell Way, Boston. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.
Arrangements were made by the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, Milton.