In Remembrance of Daniel J. Sullivan

Daniel J. Sullivan

Daniel J. Sullivan

Scranton, PA August 10, 1919 ~ April 30, 2013 Date of Service: May 4, 2013

Daniel J. Sullivan, 93, Scranton, died Tuesday morning at his home in Scranton after being stricken ill. His late wife was the former Romaine Culkin. 

Born in Dunmore, he was the son of the late Daniel and Mary Moore Sullivan. He was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1937 and a graduate of the Temple Extension School. Daniel was a U.S. Army Veteran and was one of the original 90 Day Wonders- a 2nd Lieutenant while serving in Italy during the European Theatre of Operations during WWII. Prior to retirement he was employed by Addressograph - Multigraph Co. as aservice manager. He was also a member of St. John Neumann Parish in Scranton and The Nativity Social Club.  He enjoyedtime spent as a member of the former ELKS Club in Scranton. His hobbies and enjoyments included membership in both golfing and bowling leagues. He also was a licensed ham radio operator with the call letters W3QGX, and during the flood of 1955 he acted as a source of communication during Hurricane Diane, when all other types of communication were disabled. Dan had a great love and knowledge of electronics and especially computers which he passed on to his grandchildren.

His love of life included conversing with people, he had a laugh that was infectious and he never grew old. This was exemplified by time spent volunteering at the former St. John Parish food pantry.  His happiest times in life were spent surrounded by family at the holidays and he enjoyed his Friday night trips to Alfredo’s for pizza and Sunday breakfast at St. Eulaila’s Church in Elmhurst.

His family would like to thank Dr. Barry Minora for the outstanding and compassionate care provided to Daniel over the years.

Surviving are a son, Dr. Daniel Sullivan D.D.S. and his wife Donna, Dunmore, two daughters, Margaret Rebarchik and her husband Robert, Horseheads, NY, and Ann Hinton and her husband Jake, Scranton, six grandchildren, Dr. Abbey Orozco D.M.D. and her husband Dr. Jacob D.M.D., Philadelphia, Dr. Daniel Sullivan,D.M.D. and his fiancé Elizabeth Mazzei, Scranton, Chrissy Rebarchik, Baltimore, Dr. Michael Rebarchik O.D. and his wife Dr. Myloan Nguyen, O.D., Rehoboth Beach, DE, Michael Hinton, Philadelphia, and Bridget Hinton, Scranton, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Anna Argust and Mary Sullivan, and a brother Gerard Sullivan.

The funeral will be Saturday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore with Mass of Christian Burial at 8:30am in St. John Neumann Parish at Nativity of Our Lord Church on Orchard Street in Scranton. Interment will take place in the Cathedral Cemetery in Scranton.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8pm.

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Alan Plociniak
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Re: In Remembrance of Daniel J. Sullivan
Reply #7 on : Sat May 04, 2013, 19:24:04
Dr. I am sorry to hear about your fathers passing
Marie M. Jones
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Reply #6 on : Sat May 04, 2013, 07:33:33
Dear Danny, Donna and Family,

May your dad rest in peace. What a great man your dad was. You are in my prayers.

God Bless
Susan Buntz
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Remembering Mr. Sullivan
Reply #5 on : Fri May 03, 2013, 15:40:53
Dear family of Mr. Sullivan:
Our family has lived as a neighbor of Mr. Sullivan ofr 57 years now. My dad, William, really liked talking to your father. They had a lot in common. I enjoyed some chats with him, as well, when he was out for a walk and I was working in the year. He was always so nioe and always a gentleman. Those are truly wonderful things to be able to say about someone. I know our neighborhood won't be quite the same without our older neighbors. I'll miss your father. God bless and comfort you in your sorrow. I am sure you have wonderful memories. Susan
marie Lynch Zaccone
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Reply #4 on : Fri May 03, 2013, 15:20:53
I was saddened to read in Thursday's paper of Mr. Sullivan's passing. My Dad, Dick Lynch, was a great friend and golf buddy as well as Sunday morning breakfast companion. My parents and Mr. & Mrs. Sullivan go back many years to before WWII and remained friends over the years. My Dad is a resident of Scranton Health Care Center for the past 2 years but would often ask about the gang. he still reads the paper daily and I am sure saw the obituary. He may not remember when I see him but he will always remember Danny.
Again my deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Keep his memory alive and smile through the tears. It is the best tribute.
Joseph A Durkin
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Re: In Remembrance of Daniel J. Sullivan
Reply #3 on : Fri May 03, 2013, 12:04:22
My deepest sympathy and prayers to the Sullivan family. God Bless.
Joyce Fasula
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Re: In Remembrance of Daniel J. Sullivan
Reply #2 on : Thu May 02, 2013, 20:34:18
Dear Danny, Margaret, and Ann
I knew your mother and father from many years ago.My mother and father, Mary and Joe Folan. They spent many hours together at the Elks Club and at McGraths when your mother played bridge. In recent years I kept up to his activities through Joe Gerrity. Your dad always had some great jokes,a great sense of humor and a great smile. He was full of life. I know you will miss him. I am unable to attend the viewing, but wanted to pass on my memories and condolences.
Peggy and Lee Benjamin
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Sympathy for the loss of your Father
Reply #1 on : Thu May 02, 2013, 09:22:04
Dear Donna and Dan and family,

We are so sorry that you have lost your dear Father and Grandfather. I am so glad that I (Peggy)had the chance to have lunch with Donna and her Dad and Mr. Sullivan at LaTratoria.
What a fine gentleman Mr. Sullivan was. You will be in our prayers.
Peggy and Lee