Born on August 13, 1930 in Middle Granville, he was the son of the late John F. and Clara (Morse) Sullivan.
His beloved wife, Kathleen “Kitty” Sullivan passed away on November 6, 2002.
John worked as a meat cutter in various grocery stores in his early years and retired from the General Electric Company after 29 years of service. Following his retirement, John worked for the Washington County Sheriff Department, a job that he loved.
His hobbies included fly-fishing and bowling. He was an avid football, hockey and horseracing fan.
Besides his parents and wife, John was predeceased by his infant daughter, Donna and his sister, Mary Ann Sullivan.
Survivors include his daughters, Diane Flores and her husband, Tony, of Hudson Falls and Lisa Rogers and her husband, Rich, of Pennsylvania; three sons, John Sullivan and his wife, Teresa, of Glens Falls, Daniel Sullivan and his wife, Diane, of New Mexico and Timothy Sullivan of Hudson Falls; a very special niece, Sandra McCabe of Saratoga and her children, Rob McCabe and Sara Sztaba; his grandchildren, Tawn Borge, Toni Burnell, John Sullivan, Janis Sambrook, Karyn Sullivan, Derek, Kyle and Colin Whitaker, Mitchell, Conner and Noah Rogers, Tristin and Lilly Sullivan and Max Emmons; his great grandchildren, Caitlyn Jeanette Whiting, Nolan Burnell, Owen and Kendall Sullivan, Mia and Samuel Sambrook, Gage and Leo Whitaker, Gagnon and Raela Mae Whitaker, Liam and Kieran McCabe, Maeve and Oliver Sztaba; his sister, Kathleen Moyer and her husband, Bill of Middle Granville; his brother, Michael Sullivan of Middle Granville; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and a special friend, Eleanor Fischer.
Friends may call on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 11 to 1 p.m., at the Carleton Funeral Home, Inc., 68 Main Street in Hudson Falls.
The funeral services will follow the calling hours, on Saturday, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas Babiuch, officiating.
The Rite of Committal, will follow the funeral services, at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Middle Granville.
The family suggests that memorials in John’s name be made to the Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Inc., P.O. Box 226, Fort Edward, NY 12828 or the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Drive #100, Albany, NY 12205.