Dorothy Sullivan

Dorothy Sullivan

Widow of VP-4 Veteran 1958-1962

Thomas F. Sullivan AECM (USN Ret)

It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, DOROTHY I. SULLIVAN, 81, of Las Cruces on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at Casa De Oro Care Center. She was born May 23, 1929 in Tupelo, Mississippi to Jesse and Mettie Smith Kirk. Mrs. Sullivan was a homemaker and a communicant at Holy Cross Catholic Church.

Those left to mourn her passing include a son, Thomas Michael Sullivan and wife Cathy of Corning, California; two sisters, Madie Jackson of Louisville, Kentucky, Mary Magdalene Amichi of Florida. Other survivors include seven grandchildren, Cynthia Bannister and husband Scott of Menifee, California, Stacey Chamberliss, Dawn Dominguez, Maikal McLean, Ronald McLean and Hollee McLean all of Corning, California, Jaime Garcia and husband Alberto of San Diego, California; nine great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas F. Sullivan.

Visitation for Mrs. Sullivan will begin at 6 PM Monday, November 22, 2010 in Baca’s Funeral Chapels, 300 E. Boutz Road where the Prayer Vigil is scheduled for 7 PM. Family and Friends will join together to celebrate the Funeral Liturgy at 10 AM Tuesday, November 23, 2010 in Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1327 N. Miranda with Monsignor John E. Anderson officiating. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Cemetery, 5140 W. Picacho where she will be laid to rest.

Serving as casket bearers will be family and friends.

Entrusted to the care of Baca’s Funeral Chapels. 527-2222 For condolences online logon to

Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on November 23, 2010



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