William Sullivan

Obituary of William J. Sullivan

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William "Bill" Sullivan, Jr., age 74, of Somers Point, entered his eternal rest on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. Born on June 23, 1947 in Philadelphia, PA. Bill graduated from Father Judge High School and earned an Associate's Degree from St. Joseph's University before serving for more than three years in the US Air Force in Germany and California during the Vietnam War era. He returned home to become a Philadelphia Police Officer for 32 years where he proudly served in the 16th district (1973-1976), 2nd district (1976-1982), 24th district (1983-1991), and Community Relations from 1991 until retirement in July of 2005. Bill cared deeply about his family and friends and made them his top priority. He enjoyed celebrating life's moments both big and small. Bill was also known as an avid sports fan, especially baseball, and loved his Philadelphia sports teams. Bill is predeceased by his wife Suzanne and daughter Kelly. He is survived by his son Shawn (Kelli) and son-in-law Chuck, along with his grandchildren Shamus, Anna, Shannon, and Theodore. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Monday, July 19th 11am-1pm at Middleton-Stroble & Zale Funeral Home, 304 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ 08244. Services and burial will be held privately. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Please respect the family's wishes that masks are required during the viewing and service.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monday, July 19, 2021
Middleton-Stroble & Zale Funeral Home
304 Shore Road
Somers Point, New Jersey, United States
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