June Frances Sullivan

June 24, 1923June 14, 2011

June F. (Higgins) Sullivan, 87, of Bournedale, and formerly of Sandwich and Lowell, Massachusetts died Tuesday, June 14 surrounded by her family. The wife of the late Duncan J. Sullivan, she was born and raised in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School and Lowell Technical College. With her family she lived in France, Texas, Ohio, and South Korea before moving to Cape Cod in 1974. She is survived by four sons and daughters in law, Gary and Deborah Sullivan of Sandwich, Duncan and Dodie Sullivan of Blue Hill, Maine, Christopher and Patricia Sullivan of Duxbury, and David and Alison Sullivan of Newton, and a daughter Marianne Sullivan of Bournedale. She was the grandmother of Sean Sullivan, Kathleen Hodge, Kristen Sullivan, Michelle George, Michael Ahern, Ryan Sullivan, Kelly Sullivan, Timothy Sullivan, Duncan Sullivan, and Olivia Sullivan. She is also survived by three great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, and two sisters Dorothy Manchenton of Tucson, Arizona and Carol Brown of Hyannis. She was predeceased by a sister Mary Ready and a brother William Higgins. Visiting hours are from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 20 at the Nickerson Bourne Funeral Home, 154 Route 6A in Sandwich. The Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21 at Corpus Christi, 324 Quaker Meetinghouse Road, East Sandwich. Burial will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, off Connery Avenue in Bourne. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in June’s name to the McCarthy Care Center of the Hospice and Palliative Care of Cape Cod, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601.


  • Visitation Monday, June 20, 2011
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 21, 2011
  • Committal Service Tuesday, June 21, 2011

June Frances Sullivan

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June 18, 2011

Dear David, Alison, Duncan and Olivia and all the Sullivan Family,
We are saddened to learn of the passing of David's mother. Although we didn't know her personally, we know that she was so well loved. Her beautiful smile speaks for itself. May loving memories sustain you and may everlasting peace be hers.
Lauren, Richard and Elizabeth Fenandez

Lisa Singer

June 18, 2011

Dearest David

Erin Ready Garrett

June 17, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Aunt June was a wonderful lady, and we always enjoyed seeing her at family events. She will be greatly missed by many!

Roberta Lynch

June 17, 2011

Gary, Deb and family,

Phil and I wish to extend out deepest condolences to you and your family. Your mom lived a good life, may she rest in peace.

Bob Sullivan

June 16, 2011

To all the Sullivan Family,

Our deepest and sincerest condolences with the passing of Aunt June. She always represented herself and her entire family with respect, dignity and class. Iknow how close all of you are and this has to be an extremely difficult time.

I will think of all of you often in the next difficult days.

The Staff of Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home

June 16, 2011

We wish to extend our deepest sympathies at this difficult time.