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James “Sully” P. Sullivan

Posted By Hitzeman Funeral Home On November 25, 2016 @ 11:21 am In Obituary | 9 Comments

American FlagJames “Sully” P. Sullivan, age 80, of Westchester, IL. US Marine Veteran. Beloved husband of the late Eileen Sullivan, nee Chambers; fond father of the late Kellie Sullivan; brother of Dennis (Gwen) Sullivan, Mary (John) Maher, Joan (John) Miller, Daniel (Mary Margaret) Hull and the late Edward (the late Barbara) Sullivan; uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Monday, November 28, 2016, 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. and Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 8:30 A.M. to 9:30 A.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home Ltd. 9445 W. 31st St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Funeral Tuesday 9:30 A.M. to St. Louise de Marillac Church, La Grange Park, Mass 10 A.M. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Sully’s favorite thing coaching Little League Softball World Series Team 1985, his love of coaching children never ended. Memorials appreciated to St. Barbara Food Pantry, 9300 W. 47th St., Brookfield, IL 60513. Information at 708-485-2000 or www.HitzemanFuneral.com

Condolences for the family of “James “Sully” P. Sullivan”

Condolence from Rich and Sue Buresh on November 25th, 2016 1:39 pm

So very sorry for your families loss. Sully was one of the best and will be missed by many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Danny Mary Margaret and our family and yours on November 25th, 2016 2:14 pm

I will never forget that towel,that smile when he coached the girls. He did not just teach them how to win a game also how to live their life. Miss you I am happy you are with your wife and daughter.

Condolence from Michele Roberts (Hojnacki) on November 25th, 2016 7:32 pm

We will miss you Great Uncle Jimmy! Can’t think of you without a big smile. Rest in Peace.

Condolence from Koula Michalopulos on November 25th, 2016 10:22 pm

So incredibly saddened by this news! What a heart of gold and smile that would brighten a room. I will forever have fond memories of Sully on the field with us!

My deepest condolences to you all!
Much love and respect

Condolence from Ray Parris on November 27th, 2016 10:06 am

My deepest condolences to all

Condolence from Richard Marra Sr on November 28th, 2016 2:14 pm

So very sorry for passing of this Great Man, may he rest in peace.

Condolence from Sherry zitello on November 28th, 2016 2:37 pm

My deepest sympathy Sully will be missed You are all in my prayers

Condolence from Linda and Greg Sobotka on November 28th, 2016 6:57 pm

Prayers and good thoughts on the way during this difficult time. Our deepest sympathy to you and your whole family. Much love.

Condolence from Kristen (Martina) Kowalski on November 28th, 2016 6:59 pm

My fondest memory of Sully is the commitment he had to coaching girls sports. He taught these young women that they could do anything, that they could be anything, that they could be winners…and that gave them so much confidence. They grew-up and became friends and sisters and neighbors and mothers. The confidence they gained from his coaching was passed on to so many others through them – that positive idea that you could accomplish great things if you put your mind to it. I was one of those girls and I know he left an imprint on me and I am better because of it. Thank you, Sully, for believing in me and all the other young women out there – your positive impact on so many lives is immeasurable. My deepest sympathies to his family and close friends – you are in my thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.

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