Obituary: Deacon Timothy J Sullivan, 66, Pastoral Care Deacon at St. Joseph’s Manor, Trumbull

Deacon Timothy J Sullivan, 66, passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.

Born in Bridgeport, son of the late Timothy Sullivan and Mary (Keating) Sullivan, Tim was a graduate of Christ the King Junior Seminary in Southport, Sacred Heart University in Bridgeport and received master degrees from The New School, Maryknoll and Fairfield University.

He has spent his life in service to others through his work with the Diocese of Bridgeport and for several years as a Maryknoll missionary in South America. His duties for the Diocese included director of St. Stephen’s Emergency Food Center, Coordinator of Services to the needy for the Ministry of Social Concerns, Deacon at St. Augustine Parish in Bridgeport and most recently Pastoral Care Deacon at St. Joseph’s Manor, Trumbull.

Tim is survived by his sister, Mary Piretti of Torrington, his brother Patrick and his wife Deborah of New Britain, nephews Christopher Sullivan and his wife Carrie of Stratford, Kevin Sullivan of Fullerton, CA, niece Meghan Piretti of Torrington, grandnieces Hailey and Lilly Joseph of Torrington, an uncle, John Keating of Stratford, numerous cousins and his brother Deacons of the Bridgeport Diocese.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 7, 2015 at St Augustine Cathedral, 359 Washington Ave, Bridgeport, CT. Visitation will begin at 9:00a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00a.m. Interment will follow at St James Cemetery, Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Augustine Cathedral. Arrangements by the Redgate - Hennessy Funeral Home, Main Street and Gorham Place, Trumbull.

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