Thomas Sullivan

Obituary of Thomas Earl Sullivan

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Thomas Earl “Tom” Sullivan, 92 of Knox, IN (formerly of Dyer, IN) passed away Monday, August 9, 2021 at Wintersong Village in Knox.  He was born on April 11, 1929 in Blairville, IL to the late William Charles and Sarah [Carter] Sullivan.  Tom served in the US Army Airforce during WWII.  He was a member of the American Legion Post # 720 and VFW Post #748 in Knox.  Tom was a member of Glen Park Lodge #732 F&AM in Valparaiso, IN and the Scottish Rite in South Bend, IN.  He spent most of his life in Dyer and moved to Knox to live with his daughter, Paula, his granddaughter, Staci, and his great granddaughter, Alicia, who lovingly cared for him.  Tom was loved by many and will be dearly missed.


He survived by:

Jack Burbridge, Griffith, IN Son

Terry Burbridge, Highland, IN Son

Paula [Burbridge] McMahon, Knox, IN Daughter

Debi Burbridge, Griffith, IN Daughter

Many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren

Charles “Charlie” Sullivan, Brother

Albert Sullivan, Brother

Many Nieces and Nephews


Preceded in death by:

William Charles and Sarah [Carter] Sullivan, Parents

Pauline [Clark] Burbridge Sullivan, Wife

Charles Sullivan, Son

William “Bill” Sullivan, Brother

Britton “Britt” Sullivan, Brother

Haskell “Hack” Sullivan, Brother

Daniel “Dan” Sullivan, Brother

Grace Sullivan, Sister


Graveside Services with Military Honors will be held at 2 PM EDT (1 PM CDT) on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox, IN with Chaplain Tim Lee officiating.

Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Knox, IN.

A Celebration of Life will take place at the Party Barn immediately following Burial.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice.

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Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.







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Graveside Services

2:00 pm
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Crown Hill Cemetery
Knox, Indiana, United States


Crown Hill Cemetery
Knox, Indiana, United States
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