Daniel “Dan” B. Sullivan, 72, a long time resident of Hinsdale and formerly of Winchester died on Thursday, October 1, 2015. He passed peacefully in the comfort of his home with his family near.
Daniel was born the son of the late Daisy (Stone) and Wesley Sullivan on November 18, 1942 in Winchester. He was educated locally and attended Thayer High School.
On December 11, 1965 he exchanged vows with Barbara A. Smith at St. Michael’s Church in Ashuelot. They were married with family and friends in attendance and have been married for almost fifty years.
Dan was employed at the Erving Paper Mill in Erving, MA. where he assumed various roles over the years. He retired in 2010 after forty years of loyal service to enjoy time with his family.
He was a man who enjoyed family life. Time was spent playing pool and poker. He enjoyed going camping with the family. When time permitted he could be found fishing the local streams and ponds. Dan was also a long time member of the American Legion in Brattleboro, VT.
Mr. Sullivan is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Sullivan of Hinsdale. His children; Timothy J. Sullivan of Townshend, VT. Jason J. Sullivan of Hinsdale and Jeremy D. Sullivan and his wife Emily of Hinsdale. He leaves his siblings; Jean Eckert and her husband Frank of Baldwinville, MA. Peggy Beadow of Westmoreland. Six grandchildren; Alexandra, Garrett, Chase, Chris, Michael and Mariah in addition to cousins, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Dan is predeceased by his siblings; Wesley Sullivan, Pat Sullivan, Paul Sullivan and John “Jack” Sullivan.
In keeping with Dan’s wishes a private funeral was held in the family lot at Evergreen Cemetery in Winchester this morning. Donations can be made in memory of Daniel B. Sullivan to: Monadnock Humane Society, 101 West Swanzey Rd. Swanzey, NH. 03446. All services are under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfuneralhome.com