EAST FISHKILL - Daniel J. Sullivan, 73, an area resident since 1975 and formerly of Carmel and Brewster, died on February 11, 2020 at ArchCare at Ferncliff Nursing Home surrounded by his family.
Born in Maspeth, Queens on August 2, 1946, he was the son of Timothy and Madelyn (Tkacsik) Sullivan. Dan proudly served in the Navy and was stationed for two years on the USS Wasp in the Mediterranean. Dan had been employed as a Cable Splicer for New York Telephone and Verizon for 35 years until his retirement in 2004. He was a parishioner of St. Columba Church, and a member of the Wappingers Elks Lodge and the Sons of Italy. He enjoyed hunting and playing cards. He had also been an East Fishkill Baseball Coach.
On September 5, 1970 at St. Augustine’s Church in Ossining, Dan married Therese “Tess” Cullen who survives at home. He is also survived by his children and their spouses, Tracey and Dominic Valente of Highland, Daniel Sullivan and his fiancé Nataly Hoyt of Fishkill, John and Alice Alexander of Brewster; his grandchildren, Dominic, Danica and Donovan Valente, Ethan and Aiden Sullivan; his siblings, Timothy Sullivan, Kathleen Berg and Kerri Orce; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 5-8pm at the McHoul Funeral Home, Inc., 895 Route 82, Hopewell Junction. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday at 11am at St. Columba Church, 835 Route 82, Hopewell Junction followed by interment in Fishkill Rural Cemetery .
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Please visit Dan’s Book of Memories at www.mchoulfuneralhome.com.