Obituary: Keith Andrew James Sullivan, 38
Jul 10, 2019 04:29PM
By Theresa Gilman
Keith Andrew James Sullivan
Keith Andrew James Sullivan, age 38, of Orange, MA, passed away unexpectedly on July 3, 2019.
Keith was born on November 25, 1980; he was the cherished son of Dennis J. and Barbara J. Sullivan. Keith was raised in Tewksbury and educated in Shawsheen Valley Tech and was a graduate of Pinkerton Academy in Derry N.H.
Keith furthered his education at Middlesex Community College earning an Associates Degree in Fine and Performing Arts; he then went to Elms College in Chicopee, MA where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology.
Keith was a man of great faith and spirituality; he was very active at St. Mary’s Church in Orange where he attended regularly and helped to organize their youth group. He was also a member of St. Vincent DePaul as well as a 1st Degree member of the Knights of Columbus in Orange.
Keith will be fondly remembered as a kind and generous soul; he believed in life-long Community Service and always went out of his way to help others in need.
Keith was the cherished son of Dennis J. and Barbara J. (Snelbaker), beloved brother of Thomas J. Sullivan and the late Brandi J. Sullivan, dear grandson of William P. Snelbaker and his companion Ruth Schrader and the late Jean and Lenny DiGiorgio. Great-nephew of Nancy and William Saulnier, Nephew of Kevin Sullivan, Tracy Love, Leigh Sullivan, Chris and Dawn Sullivan and William L. M. Snelbaker. Keith is also survived by his Church mentor and close friend Kathy Schiappa as well as many cousins and friends..
Family and friends will gather for Visitation at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 38), Wilmington, on Thursday, July 11th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Williams Church, 1351 Main St. (Rte. 38) Tewksbury, at 11:30 a.m.. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, 90 River Road, Tewksbury. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com