Raymond A. Sullivan, 75, of Princeton Junction NJ passed away on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.
Born in New Haven, CT, he resided in Princeton Junction NJ for over 46 years.
Ray was the son of the late Jerome and Kathleen (Connelly) Sullivan and brother of the late Jerry Sullivan. He is survived by his wife Valerie (Kelly) Sullivan; four sons, their spouses/partners, and nine grandchildren: Patrick & Elizabeth Sullivan and their children, Kylie, Caitlin and Cullen; Michael Sullivan & Mark Robertson; Timothy & Andrea Sullivan and their children, Sadie, Charlie, and Quinn; Robert & Rachel Sullivan and their children, Erin, Scott, and Laura.
Ray and his life-long sweetheart, Val, were married for over 52 years. Their Journey first began with an introduction in Hartford CT during their senior year in high school and continued to grow in Indiana where Ray graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1964. Ray and Val married in July 1965.
Ray worked as a Civil Engineer for over four decades. But his passion and devotion were to his family and friends. The impact of Ray’s father, Jerome, a life long federal marshal, and Kathleen, a school teacher, was exhibited in Ray’s empathy and care for others. Over the years, Ray was actively involved in Pop Warner football, Little League baseball and PBA basketball. He served as a role model to many during his life.
A memorial mass will be celebrated on Saturday, February 24, at 11:00 a.m. at St. David the King Church, 1 New Village Rd, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550. A gathering of friends and family will follow.
Arrangements are under the direction of The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mercer County Catholic Youth Organization 794 E. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08609 or online www.CYOMercer.org