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Ryan E. Sullivan

August 7, 1986 ~ October 1, 2023 (age 37) 37 Years Old

Ryan Sullivan Obituary

Ryan E. Sullivan, 37, of Needham, passed away at home on Sunday, October 1, 2023, after a valiant 10-year battle with Glioblastoma. Cherished son of John M. and Nancy M. (McAuliffe) Sullivan and devoted brother of Neil A. Sullivan. Nephew of Bill Sullivan and his wife Linda of Marlborough, MA, Jaye Koontz of Deer Isle, ME and Carol Avery of Maynard, MA. Ryan is also survived by his cousins. 

Ryan was a graduate of Catholic Memorial HS, Class of 2005 and St. Joseph’s College of Maine, Class of 2009. He was an active member of the Needham Knights of Columbus and the David I Walsh Assembly, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus. He was an avid Red Sox and Celtics fan and enjoyed playing cribbage.

 Visiting hours in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Friday, October 6 from 4-7pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Joseph Church, 1360 Highland Ave, Needham on Saturday, October 7 at 10am. Interment is Private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ryan’s name may be made to VNA Hospice, 199 Rosewood Dr, Suite 180, Danvers MA 01923 or to the Needham Knights of Columbus, 1211 Highland Ave, Needham MA 02492.

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Visiting Hours
October 6, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Eaton Funeral Home
1351 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Mass of Christian Burial
October 7, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church 1360 Highland Ave, Needham

Private Interment


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