Obituary of Thomas J. Sullivan
Thomas J. Sullivan of Clifton Park passed away peacefully on Sunday Nov. 26, 2023, after a brief illness. He was born in Troy, NY, the son of the late Henry and Helen Agnes Lennon Sullivan. Tom was raised in Mechanicville and was a graduate of Mechanicville High School. He was a manager for General Electric Co. Information Services in Schenectady for over 30 years. Tom was a kind man who enjoyed helping others. He was an honorary member of the Residence Encounter Christ Program for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, where he volunteered in the prison ministry. He was a devoted communicant and volunteer for Corpus Christi Church. Tom was a member of the Mechanicville-Stillwater Lions Club and the Clifton Park Elks Club. An avid sports fan, Tom enjoyed cheering on his favorite teams: The Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football Team, The NY Giants and the NY Yankees. He also loved going to the horse races every summer in Saratoga, traveling and spending time with his family.
He was the beloved husband of Alice A. Jerzykiewicz Sullivan for 49 years; loving father of Thomas J. (Lisa) Sullivan, Jr. of Sun Valley, CA and Karen A. (Bruce) Bagstad of Clifton Park, NY; cherished grandfather of Patrick Sullivan, Michael (Eir) Sullivan, Amber (Sean) Cooleen, and Bryan (Diana) Bagstad; great grandfather to Harrison, Elijah, Scarlett, Emilia, Ruby and Juliet. He was a dear brother to Patricia (Fred) Donovan of Schaghticoke, NY, the late James Sullivan, William Sullivan, Helen Dennison and Jean Stoddard. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
The family extends special thanks to the Ellis Hospital 4th. floor staff and the staff of the Glendale Manor for their kindness and the excellent care they gave to Tom.
Calling hours will be from 9:30 – 11:30 am Tuesday, Dec. 5th in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Rt. 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday Dec. 5, 2023, at 12 Noon at Corpus Christi Church, 2001 US-9, Round Lake, NY 12151. Entombment will be in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Glenville, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mechanicville-Stillwater Lions Club 121 N. Hudson Ave, PO Box 405, Stillwater, NY 12170.
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