Daniel P. Sullivan
2/15/2019


Daniel P. Sullivan, 75, of Westport died Friday, February 15, 2019 at Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center, Fall River.

"Cap'n" Dan was born in Fall River, son of the late F. W. and Mary (Knowe) Sullivan. A lifelong resident of Westport, he served in the United States Army and was a member of the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 207 and the American Legion James Morris Post 145, both in Westport. He served as Deputy Shellfish Warden, Fish Commissioner and Town Constable in the Town of Westport. Mr. Sullivan often donated his time and resources to helping others through organizations like Rose Hawthorne and St. Jude. Dan loved fishing on the Westport River.

Survivors include son: Michael P. Sullivan of Westport; daughter: Laura A. Kegler and her husband Andy "The Kraut" of Ripon, WI; a sister: Patricia Hamel and her husband Robert of CT; six grandchildren: Ryan, Sarah, Brennan, Laramie, Kaylyn and Cameron; and several nieces and nephews.

He was brother of the late: Elaine Tolan.

Memorial Mass to which relatives and friends are invited will be Saturday, March 9, 2019 at St. John the Baptist Church, Westport at 10:00 A.M.

Interment will be at Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport.

Calling hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 207, P.O. Box 1214, Westport, MA 02790 and American Legion James Morris Post 145, 489 Sanford Rd., Westport, MA 02790.

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