John J. O'Sullivan, Sr.
John J. O’Sullivan, Sr., 82
Dateline: Hingham, MA
John J. O’Sullivan, Sr., age 82, of Hingham, a native of Foxborough, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at St Joseph Manor Health Care in Brockton. He was the longtime companion of Philomena Kilkelly of Hingham and the former husband of the late Barbara A. (Suomi) O’Sullivan.
Born in Boston, MA on August 29, 1937, he was a loving son of the late Patrick J. and Lena (McHugo) O’Sullivan.
John grew up and was educated in Foxborough. He honorably served his country for two years as a member of the United States Navy, during the Vietnam War.
A resident of Hingham for over twelve years, Mr. O’Sullivan was a retired Union Steward and painting foremen for the Brookline Housing Authority and proudly worked till the age of 72. He enjoyed visiting with former employees and friends and traveling in the United States and abroad.
He is survived by his devoted children: John J. O’Sullivan Jr. and his wife Theresa of Mansfield, Jennine M. O’Sullivan of Middleboro, Julie K. O’Sullivan of Taunton, Kevin M. O’Sullivan, Sr. of New Bedford, Patrick V. O’Sullivan of South Carolina, Stephen Kilkelly of Seattle, Washington, Robby Kilkelly of West Roxbury, Coleen Howard of Westwood and Barry KilKelly of West Roxbury. He was the cherished grandfather of Michael, Kayla, Shealynn, Kevin, Jr., Angelina, Emma Rose, Laniey, John Paul and Rachel and great grandfather of Kameron. He was the dear brother of Delia Oberfell of Louisiana, Helen Henning of Texas, Patricia Conroy and her husband Richard of Foxborough, Patrick O’Sullivan and his wife Joan of Foxborough, Kevin O’Sullivan of Rhode Island, Joseph O’Sullivan and his wife Joanne of Texas, Dennis O’Sullivan of Attleboro, Daniel O’Sullivan and his wife Gail of Indiana and the late Mary Ellen O’Sullivan, Benjamin O’Sullivan, Anna Duffy, Paul O’Sullivan and Terrance O'Sullivan.
Services and burial are private and visiting hours have been omitted.
To send his family a message of condolence, please visit www.shermanjackson.com