September 10, 2018
Ruth M. Sullivan, 84, Calcium passed away at her home Monday evening, September 10, 2018.
Calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown on Friday, September 14, from 4 - 7PM. A prayer service will be at the funeral home on Saturday, September 15, at 10AM with Rev. Jonas Tandayu, MSC presiding. Her burial will take place on Wednesday, September 19, at 2:30PM at Glenwood Cemetery.
Ruth was born in Buffalo on October 27, 1933, daughter of Gilman and Marion Coates Wheeler. She married Ferris Thomas "Bud" Sullivan in 1952 in Baltimore, MD and he passed May 4, 1988. She worked as a cashier at A & P Grocery, Woolworth's, and recently for Walmart. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family and friends.
Ruth is survived by her 3 children, Michael T. Sullivan and wife, Anne, Watertown, Colleen Exell and husband, Larry, TX, and Patrick E. Sullivan, AZ; 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Mary Ziegler and Barbara Terpin, both of Buffalo; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Her 2 brothers died before her.
In lieu of flowers, make donations in her name to either American Cancer Society, PO Box 7, E. Syracuse, NY 13057 or American Heart Assoc., PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220. Online condolences to her family may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.