Ethel Jean Sullivan, 79

March 12, 2009

MAY 11, 1929-MARCH 11, 2009

Ethel Jean Sullivan, 79, of 220 Avon Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Julia Manor Nursing Home.

Born May 11, 1929, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of the late Clyde Fitch and Katherine Elizabeth Frush Anderson.

She was a member of Washington Square United Methodist Church and participated on both youth and adult choirs over the years.

She was a member of AARP.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, John L. Sullivan Sr.; three daughters, Sharon Ann Griffith and husband, Ray (Tony), of Hagerstown, Cindy Jean Dixon and husband, Dale, of Gettysburg, Pa., and Krista Leigh Evans of Germantown, Md.; one son, John Lee Sullivan Jr. of Hagerstown; four brothers, William Anderson and Jack Anderson, both of Hagerstown, Raymond Anderson of Chambersburg, Pa., and Stanley Anderson of Falling Waters, W.Va.; grandchildren, Stacy Rae Bowles and husband, Jon, Cassie Lynne Macker, Dustin Michael Dixon, Sarah Nicole Evans and Brian Christopher Evans; great-grandchildren, Jasmine Danielle Macker, Nicholas Ryan Macker and Isabelle Alexis Macker; and numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Jill Renee Griffith; and two brothers, Robert Anderson and Clyde Anderson.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Washington Square United Methodist Church. The Rev. Jerry Lowans will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Washington Square United Methodist Church, 538 Washington Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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