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Barbara M. Sullivan

Barbara M. Sullivan

Jul 16, 1926 - May 28, 2022

Barbara M. Sullivan - Obituary


arbara M. Sullivan passed away peacefully on May 28th in Rockville, MD. Barbara was born on July 16, 1926 in New Hope, PA to the late John and Emma Meehan. She was raised in Washington, DC and attended Holy Comforter School, Academy of Notre Dame and worked at the Library of Congress before marrying the love of her life and husband of 66 years, the late Robert C Sullivan. Together they were blessed with 9 children, Robert (Susie) Sullivan,Jr., Kathleen (Ron) Dopkowski, Janet (Charlie) Jannetti, John (Gloria) Sullivan, Sharon (Jeff) Lizama, the late Theresa David, Christine Welch, Barbara (Matt) Mulligan, and Dan (Linda) Sullivan, 20 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. Barbara has 2 sisters, the late Joan (Larry) Noble and Karen (Wes) Randall and many nieces and nephews. Barbara and Rob were longtime members of Holy Family Parish and later became founding members of Jesus the Divine Word Parish in Huntingtown, MD. Barbara lived a joyful 95 years and showed kindness and grace even during difficult times. Visitation will be held on Monday June 6 from 11 am until Mass of Christian Burial is offered at 12 noon at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 9200 Kentsdale Drive, Potomac, MD. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (jdrf.org) or Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Washington (catholiccharitiesdc.org). Online condolences may be made by using the Memories tab on this page.