Weir Mac Cuish Family Funeral Home

144 Salem Street, Malden, MA 02148

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Lawrence J.  Sullivan,  Jr.

1938 - 2019


Sullivan, Lawrence J. Jr. a longtime resident of Malden, passed away in Melrose, on Tuesday, January 8th, with his loving family by his side. Larry was born in Boston in 1938, the son of Lawrence J. Sr. and Clara R. (Orlando) Sullivan. He was raised in Boston and graduated from South Boston High School with the Class of 1956. He then entered the US Marine Corp, and earned the rank of Corporal before his honorable discharge. In 1962, he married his sweetheart, Lorraine Tucker, and the two soon moved to Malden where they raised their family. Larry joined the Teamsters Local 25, worked as a rigger for Shaughnessy and Ahern Co., serving as shop steward for the union. He volunteered his time with Malden Pop Warner Football, as a coach and serving on the board. Larry was a member of the Irish American in Malden, the Knights of Columbus, and the Semper Fidelis Society.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine B. (Tucker) Sullivan, his children, Michael Sullivan and wife Sandy of Malden, Kevin Sullivan and wife Kelli of Hingham, and Kelley Joyce and husband John of Weymouth, brother of Paul Sullivan of FL, Joseph Sullivan of Bourne, grandfather toTricia, Katey, Brandon, Jordan, Cameron, Madison, Johnny and Kurt, and great grandfather of Benjamin, Clyde, and Emmeline.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Clara Sullivan, and his sister, Arlene Nee.

Visitation will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Thurs, Jan 10th, from 4 – 8 PM

Services will be held from the funeral home on Fri, January 11th, at 10:00 AM. Interment will immediately follow in Forest Dale Cemetery.

Donations in Larry’s memory may be made to: VA Boston Health Care, 150 S. Huntington Ave, Jamaica Plain, Boston, 02130, Att: Volunteer Services.

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