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Robert L. "Bob" Sullivan
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1937
Death: May 3, 2006

Wellesley Townsman (MA) - May 11, 2006
Deceased Name: Robert L. Sullivan 69; retired executive
Robert L. Sullivan of Wellesley and South Harwich, formerly of Corning, N.Y., died on May 3, 2006. He was 69.

Born in New Haven, Conn., he was the son of James and Gertrude (Matthews) Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan was a graduate of Yale University, Class of 1958, and received an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1962.

He was in the U.S. Army Reserves in college and was honorably discharged as a captain in 1969.

Mr. Sullivan began his career at Corning Glass Works, Corning, N.Y., where he held the positions of European financial manager, general manager of Corning Europe, controller of Corning International and assistant treasurer. In 1986 he joined Ciba-Corning Diagnostics in Medfield as senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, a position which he held until his retirement in 1999.

Mr. Sullivan was a director and on the board of Colorado Med Tech, Denver, Colo., and TriPath Imaging, Burlington, N.C. He was treasurer of the Red River Watershed Association in South Harwich. An avid sports fan, particularly of college football and the Red Sox, he also enjoyed playing golf. He was a member of Cape Cod National Golf Club in Brewster.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Barbara (Engster) Sullivan; his children, Timothy Sullivan and his wife Melissa of Guilford, Conn., Jill Cadogan and her husband Brian of Littleton, Sharon Kominiarek and her husband Stephen of North Attleboro, Lisa Cadwalader and her husband George of Iwakuni, Japan, and Diane Smith and her husband Gregory of Waipahu, Hawaii; and his grandchildren, Emily, Abigail, Samantha, Gregory, Mary Shannon, Eleanor, Robert and John. He was the brother of the late Richard M. Sullivan.

A funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St., (Route16) Wellesley, was held on Monday, May 8 followed by a Funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, Wellesley Hills. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery, Wellesley.

Donations in Mr. Sullivan's memory may be made to the Massachusetts General Hospital Liver Cancer Research Center, MGH Cancer Development Office, 165 Cambridge St., Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114.
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Social Security Death Index
Name: Robert L. Sullivan
Date of Birth: Tuesday January 05, 1937
Date of Death: Wednesday May 03, 2006
Est. Age at death: 69 years, 3 months, 28 days
Last known residence:
City: Wellesley
County: Norfolk
State: Massachusetts
ZIP Code: 02482
Social Security details:
State of Issue: Connecticut

Woodlawn Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Bud
Record added: Mar 08, 2009
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Robert L. Bob Sullivan
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Robert L. Bob Sullivan
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NDHS "54" C ya latta, Buddy B.
- Bud
 Added: Sep. 23, 2010
We thank you dear Sir; may you rest peacefully in the loving arms of Jesus.
- Arleta ♥
 Added: May. 3, 2010

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