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Obituary Notice – Daniel J. Sullivan

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FORESTVILLE:  Daniel J. Sullivan, 65, of Bradigan Road, Forestville, formerly of Ione & Seattle, Washington, died Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at his residence, following a short battle with cancer.  He was born in Ione, WA in 1950, the son of the late Leonard and Maxine (Lake) Sullivan.

Mr. Sullivan served in the U.S. Army and received the Meritorius Service Medal as site chief, Liebenau Radio Station, 518th Signal Company.  He worked as a Senior Project Manager for Nortel Networks, Inc. Richardson, TX, for 20 years, where he received several awards and recognitions.  Mr. Sullivan also worked as part of their Global Network Team.  After working for Nortel, he continued working in the Telecommunications Industry as a Private Contractor.

Mr. Sullivan was a member of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville and a former member of the American Legion in Ione, WA.  He was a vocal supporter of the American Constitution, 2nd Amendment and Freedom of Speech “Molon Labe”.  He enjoyed long distance motorcycle riding, traveling & sailing.

Survivors include his wife Michele (Coppola) Sullivan of Forestville, whom he married December 29, 1998 in Seattle, WA, two daughters, Kim (Charles) Douvia, of Tukwila, WA; Megan Sullivan, of Forestville; a son, Jason (Christie) Sullivan, of Frisco, TX; three brothers, David (Janet) Sullivan, Dennis (Melanie) Sullivan, both of Ione, WA and Donald (Janet) Sullivan, of Metaline, WA.  Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday afternoon, April 30th at 3 o’clock from Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville, with Rev. Patrick White, officiating, followed by a Military Service conducted by members of J. Carter Knapp American Legion Post #953, Forestville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made either to the Patriot Guard Riders, Inc. %Tatum & Associates, Inc., 6641 E. 85th Street North, Owasso, OK 74055 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.  To post condolences go to


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  • Helen Haney Bracy
    Posted April 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    Just wanted to say how sorry I am to hear of Danny’s passing. We were neighbors in Ione for years.

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