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June 13, 2013

Rosalie A. (Tubiano) Sullivan, 75

Longtime resident of Andover, MA — Rosalie A. (Tubiano) Sullivan passed away peacefully Sunday evening, June 9, at The Wingate in Andover, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Francis X. Sullivan Sr., to whom she was married for 31 years. Mother of Francis X. Sullivan Jr. of North Andover and James M. Sullivan and his wife, Illona, of Saugus. Grandmother of Hannah, Braydon and Declan Sullivan. Sister of John Trubiano and his wife, Mary, of Sudbury and Gail Walsh and her husband, Jack, of Stoneham. Rosalie is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Born in Somerville, Rosalie graduated from Somerville High School and studied Accounting and Business Administration at Merrimack College. She began her career in Customer Service at the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company. Mrs. Sullivan would later work for Andover Bank for nearly fifteen years, primarily in Deposit Services. She received several awards for her performance and loyalty to the bank. Mrs. Sullivan was a member of the Indian Ridge Country Club for more than twenty-five years. She won the Ladies Nine Hole Championship and was active in the Women’s Golf Association at the club. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time on the course with her husband and two sons during the summer. She also enjoyed doing volunteer work, including helping out at the Activities Center at the Wingate, the Andover Public Library and raising awareness for the American Cancer Society. She was also a member of St. Augustine’s Parish in Andover.

ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral from the Cota Funeral Home, 335 Park St., (corner of Park Street and Route 28), North Reading, at Reading line, on Saturday, June 15, at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Augustine’s Church, 43 Essex St., Andover, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends may visit at the funeral home Friday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment at Spring Grove Cemetery, Andover. www.cotafuneralhomes.com.

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