Visitation at Funeral Home
Obituary of Michael Sullivan
MICHAEL JUSTIN SULLIVAN JR. Age 78 of Horseheads, NY passed away on Saturday July 21, 2018 at home. Mike was born July 2 , 1940 the son of the late Michael Justin Sullivan Sr. and Katherine Helen Martin Sullivan. He was a graduate of Horseheads High School Class of 1957. Mike married his wife , Cynthia A. Smith Sullivan , on August 4 , 1962 at St. Mary's Church on Broad Street in Horseheads , NY. He was a life-time communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church in Horseheads, NY . Mike was a Charter Member and Past Fire Chief of Tompkins Corners Volunteer Fire Department and a long-time member of The Ancient Order of Hibernians in Elmira, NY. Mike owned and operated Sullivan's Barbershop in Horseheads , NY and was affectionately known as "Mike The Barber" to everyone who came to his Barbershop. In addition to his parents , Mike was also pre-deceased by his sisters and brothers-in-law Katherine "Kitty" Sullivan and Clyde "Pete" Peterson and Justine Sullivan Mattison and Richard Mattison as well as his brother-in-law Robert Smith . Mike enjoyed playing the harmonica and was an avid judo enthusiast. He loved his family and friends and treasured the time he spent with them. Mike is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 56 years Cynthia A. Smith Sullivan ; his sons and daughters-in-law : Michael R. & Rosemary Barnoski Sullivan of Horseheads , NY , Mark J. & Leandra Stone Sullivan of Horseheads , NY , Timothy M. Sullivan of Horseheads, NY , and Christopher M. & Michelle Dean Sullivan of Elmira , NY ; grandchildren: Jaime Lynne Whelpley , Jessica Lea Immerman , Zachariah James Sullivan , Mark Joshua Sullivan , Madelaine Jay Sempler , Justin Matthew Sullivan , Michael Brody Sullivan , Mallory Ann Sullivan , Connor Dean Sullivan , and Quinn Michael Sullivan ; great grandchildren: Dominic Louis Hoppe , Brylee Athena Hoppe , William James Immerman , Oliver Gregory Immerman , Seamus Micheal Immerman , and Baby Sempler to be born in October ; sister and brother-in-law : Anna & Fred Lawrence of Horseheads,NY ; brother and sister-in-law : Martin M. & Patricia Sullivan of Horseheads , NY ; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law : Sharon (Mrs. William) Fuller of Clearwater, Florida , Ollie Smith of Arizona , Suzanne & John Brennan of Longmont,CO , and Suzette Davidson of Texas; several nieces , nephews , cousins , and a host of caring friends . Relatives and friends are invited to call at the LYNCH FUNERAL HOME 318 WEST BROAD STREET HORSEHEADS , NY on WEDNESDAY July 25 2018 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM . Officers and Members of The John J. Lee Division of The Ancient Order of Hiberians will meet at 7 PM and the Funeral Home to conduct a memorial service for our departed Brother Michael J. Sullivan Jr., Signed Michael Duffy President. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday July 26, 2018 at St. Mary Our Mother Church 816 West Broad Street Horseheads , NY at 1:30 PM. Words of Condolence and Memories may be shared at www.lynchsfuneralhome.com .
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