Frances E. Sullivan

BUXTON — Frances Eva Sullivan, 78, of Buxton, died on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at a Portland hospital.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1932, the daughter of Alton and Eva Frances Irish Dow. Frances was educated in the Buxton schools and worked in several shoe shops over the years. Frances worked as a dietary aid at the Gorham House for seven years. She married Daniel Sullivan Sr. They were married for 29 years. He predeceased her in 2008.

Frances was active in the Senior Citizens Social Club of Buxton. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, counting cleats for the shoe shops and reading.

Besides her husband, Frances was predeceased by her parents; several siblings; and a daughter, Eva Martin.

Survivors include her sons, Albert of Texas, Lester of Florida and Dennis of Florida; stepsons, Daniel Jr. of Cape Elizabeth, Frank Sullivan of Raymond, Jay Sullivan of Lewiston; and a stepdaughter, Donna Brown of South Portland; and several grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 7, at 9:30 a.m., at Brooklawn Memorial Park, 2002 Congress Street, Portland. Arrangements are by the Dolby and Dorr Funeral Chapel, Gorham.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Buxton-Hollis Senior Citizens Social Club, 526 Turkey Lane, Buxton, ME 04093.

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