Francis “Frank” L. Sullivan

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Francis "Frank" L. SullivanFrancis “Frank” L. Sullivan, Jr.,79, of Keene, NH, passed away at home surrounded by family on January 24th, 2024.

He was born on November 9, 1944, in Haverhill, MA, to the late Francis and Lillian (Mourey) Sullivan. Frank graduated from Haverhill High School in 1963 and returned to technical school to become a Computer Technician in 1982.

Frank married the love of his life, Judith (Pratt) Sullivan in 1981, and enjoyed 43 years of happy marriage. He and Judy were blessed with two children, Katie and Margaret, and later two grandchildren, James and Cora.

Francis "Frank" L. Sullivan 2Frank worked for the Stop & Shop Companies for many years and then worked as a Computer Technician for Aerotronic Corp in Contoocook, NH, and as a Controls Engineer at Kingsbury Corp. in Keene, NH. Over the years, he built up a wealth of knowledge and experience and often told stories of some of his more interesting projects. He was a dedicated provider for his family and a leader among his colleagues.

In his free time, Frank was an avid outdoorsman. In his youth, he hiked all 48 4,000-foot peaks in New Hampshire, showcasing his love for adventure and nature. He spent summers with his family camping, hiking, canoeing, skiing, and riding bicycles. Frank was also a craftsman and created beautiful fabrics on his handloom. He also had a passion for history and enjoyed teaching about traditional weaving at the Fort at No. 4, where he wore historical garments and gave demonstrations to students and visitors.

Frank Sullivan is survived by his loving wife, Judith, his daughters Katie Sullivan and Margaret Lashof-Sullivan, his son-in-law Matthew Lashof-Sullivan and his cherished grandchildren James and Cora Lashof-Sullivan. He is also survived by his sisters Noelle Sciuto and Maureen McClintock and his many nieces and nephews.

A private ceremony will be held for Frank, and no services are planned at this time. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 6:00 pm-8:00 pm in the Cheshire Family Funeral Chapel, 44 Maple Ave. Keene, NH. 03431. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Fort at No. 4. Frank will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. May his memory be a source of comfort and inspiration to those who loved him.

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