Kevin Patrick O’Sullivan passed away On Thursday September 4, 2020 after a brief illness brought upon by a brave and lengthy battle against congestive heart failure. He was 73 years old; predeceased by his father, Edward O’Sullivan(1992). Kevin was born on November 5th, 1946 to Edward and Nancy O’Sullivan on a small farm in Kenmare, County Kerry, Ireland; the eldest of thirteen children; eleven boys and two girls.
He moved to the United States in 1965, bravely volunteering to enlist into the Air Force in 1966 until his Honorable Discharge in 1970, reaching the rank of Sergeant. After his military career, he had very successful careers across several decades in the Travel Business, working for nationally renowned companies including Branniff Airlines, and Holidair Travel. After retiring in 1998, he continued his career managing his real estate. Kevin was offering his time to the Irish Pastrol Center, volunteering for weekly gatherings and monthly masses.
Kevin is survived by his three children, Kevin, Brianna, and Shane, and their mother Martina. Also survived by his mother Nancy and by his brothers Sean, Noel, Owen, Eamon, Vincent, Jerry, Michael, Donal, Brendan and Kieran (of Reading, MA), and sisters Helen (Conroy of Arlington, MA) and Martina, along with many nephews and nieces, and friends here in the USA and in Ireland.
Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The Funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 10:30 AM followed by the Requiem Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church, 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 11:30 AM. Burial to take place with military honors following Mass in the Forest Hill Cemetery, Forest Hill Avenue, Lynnfield.
For those unable to attend in person, Kevin's service will be live streamed: https://stjohnswinthrop.org/event/funeral-service-webcasts/
*Attendees must wear masks & maintain social distancing in the Funeral Home, Church and Cemetery*
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Irish Pastoral Center 512 Gallivan Blvd., Dorchester MA 02124.
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