Joseph Arthur Sullivan

Obituary of Joseph Arthur Sullivan

Sullivan, Arthur Joseph, 83 of Louisdale passed away peacefully with family on August 4, 2022 at Saint Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish, Nova Scotia after a long battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Born in Halifax, he was the son of the late Melinda May (Purcell) and Frederick Arthur Sullivan. Art was predeceased by his wife Elaine Marie Marchand (November 12, 2021), his brothers Ivan “Duke” (February 20, 1998) and David (December 25, 2018) and his sister Sheila Marie Sullivan (September 27, 2021). He is survived by his brother Donald “Donnie” (Halifax), his son, Arthur (Jacinta) Sullivan, Petit de Grat; his step-son Bradley (Marlene) Marchand, Fort Mac, his sisters-in-law Judy (John) Farrow, Doris Martell (Vernon)and brother-in-law Steven (Barb) Marchand. Art also had 4 grandchildren Joshua (Myrna) and Nathan (Courtney) Marchand, Miguel (Brittany) & Mychaela (Mathieu) Sullivan as well as 4 great grandchildren Jaxon, Madison, Hudson and Dylan, Art retired from Canadian National Railway Company, a career in which he was very proud. He was also known to be a pool shark and an avid card player. He loved to go for drives and it was during his drives that he felt his best. In the months after his wife Elaine’s passing, he quickly bonded with her companion dog, Gryff. They became inseparable! A memorial mass will be held on Tuesday, August 9 at 11 am at the St. Louis Church in Louisdale. Burial to follow in St. Louis Paris Cemetery, Louisdale. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to C.H. Boudreau Funeral home. Monetary donations can be made to the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Unit. The family would like to thank Dr. Cooper and Kyla MacKeigan from the Community Based Palliative Care Program for their home and telephone visits during his last months as well as family and neighbors who were never more than a phone call away.
Tuesday
9
August

Celebration of Life

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
St. Louis Church
156 Grandique Ferry Rd.
Louisdale, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tuesday
9
August

Burial

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
St. Louis Cemetery
Island View Road
Louisdale, Nova Scotia, Canada
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