Claire Sullivan Obituary, Death – Claire Sullivan of Virginia has died. After graduating from Sargent College at Boston University and obtaining her degree in physical education, Claire went on to instruct the subject for a combined total of 24 years in the cities of Bath, Maine; Bradford, Massachusetts; and North Andover, Massachusetts. All of these cities are located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Throughout her entire life, she showed an unwavering commitment to the roles of wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Following their respective retirements from the teaching profession, Claire and her husband Jack moved the family to Bradford, Vermont, and then later to Laconia, New Hampshire. The past nine years have been spent by Claire establishing a home on Northwood Lake in the state of New Hampshire. Some of Claire’s happiest times were spent in Myrtle Beach with a large group of friends playing golf together. These were some of the best years of Claire’s life. She also spent a lot of time in Laconia, where she has a lot of family and friends, and they had a lot of Christmas gatherings that were wild and crazy. In addition to that, she was passionate about traveling, knitting, tending to her garden, going cross-country skiing, and lending a helping hand at St. Joseph’s Church in Bradford, Vermont.
As the years passed, she discovered that watching the programs that were being aired on the EWTN Catholic Television Network brought her a great deal of joy. She is survived by her three children: daughter Maureen Croteau and her husband Armand in Londonderry, New Hampshire; daughter Diane Smith in Northwood, New Hampshire; and son John F. Sullivan Jr. and his wife Roberta in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Claire Sullivan was the widow of the late Jack Sullivan. Her seven grandchildren and the people who married them, John Sullivan III, Matthew and his wife Tamara, Brian and his wife Dawn Croteau, Kim and her husband James Burke, David, Patrick and his wife Lacey, and Robert Smith, will miss her terribly.
Her children-in-law, John Sullivan III, Matthew and his wife Tamara, Brian and his wife Dawn Croteau, Kim and her husband James Burke, David, and Patrick and his wife Lac She was given the gift of eight great-grandchildren, which included Jacob and Annabelle Croteau, Noah and Jovie Smith, Claire and Lillian Sullivan, Ayla and Brenna Croteau, and Brenna and Annabelle Sullivan. These eight great-grandchildren held the time they were able to spend with their Nana in the highest regard. Armand Croteau and James Smith, who were both her sons-in-law, both passed away prior to her passing.