Anna Marie Sullivan

July 15, 2012

COPENHAGEN, N.Y.  —  Anna Marie Meister Sullivan, 95, died early Sunday morning, July 15, at the home of her daughter, Barbara Carroll, on Route 194. She had been under the care of her family for a short time.

Born May 5, 1917, in the town of Denmark, the daughter of Charles A. and Grace A. Kohler Meister, she attended school in Lowville.

She married Harold A. Sullivan on Aug. 28, 1936, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church Rectory in Copenhagen. Mr. Sullivan died June 23, 1995. 

She loved gardening, baking and sewing. 

Anna loved her family and has a total of 255 “and still counting” direct descendants. 

Among them are her children and their spouses; Charles and Shirley, Carthage, Robert and Joan, Copenhagen, Lois Aubin, Copenhagen, Thomas and Virginia, Copenhagen, Linda and Richard Bush, New Bremen, Timothy and Yvonne, Carthage, Ronald and Rebecca, Copenhagen, Gail and Daniel Boyle, Mayesville, South Carolina, Harry amd Barbara, Fulton and Barbara and Donald Carroll, Copenhagen; her siblings, Amy Tabolt, Lowville, Hazel Murphy, Prospect, Ohio, Mildred Pelot, Kirkville, and Carrie Huston, Carthage; 40 grandchildren, 121 great-grandchildren, 35 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold, a son, Gerald Andrew Sullivan, who died in 1948, two brothers, John and Roy Meister, and two sisters, Robin L’Hullier and Vera Pratt.

A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Lundy Funeral Home, 10229 Washington St., Copenhagen, with Rev. Samuel P. Lundy officiating. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, Champion. Visitation will be held 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Copenhagen.

Information provided by Bossuot-Lundy Funeral Home, Inc., and, Watertown, N.Y.