Mary Sullivan

Mary Ellen Sullivan

1945 - 2019

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Obituary of Mary Ellen Sullivan

Mary Sullivan, 73, of Buffalo Grove IL and originally from the Cleveland area, was called home to heaven on March 12, 2019. Mary was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and cherished friend. Prior to her retirement, Mary taught for 20 years in the inner cities of Cleveland and Chicago, St. Gilbert in Grayslake, and St. Mary’s in Buffalo Grove. She worked in the corporate world for 21 years in various positions. She also worked at The Silo for 19 years as a server, where she was well-loved by co-workers and regular customers. Her favorite hobbies were golfing, traveling, crocheting, reading, and spending time with friends and family. She was a devoted member of St. Mary’s parish in Buffalo Grove and St. Vincent DePaul, acting as a Eucharistic minister, minister of care, and volunteer at the food pantry. She also volunteered at the Addolorata Villa for 6 years.  Surviving are her children, Michael (Kelly) and Mary, her grandson, Derek, and sister, Linda (Joe). She was preceded in death by her loving parents, Charles and Mildred Quay.

The Memorial Visitation is on Friday, March 22nd at 3:00 pm at Kolssak Funeral Home, 189 S. Milwaukee Ave. (2 Blocks South of Dundee Road) Wheeling with a Eulogy & Prayer Service at 7:30 pm. Life Celebration Mass is Saturday at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church with inurnment in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, charitable donations can be made in Mary’s name to St. Mary Catholic Church, 10 N. Buffalo Grove Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 or the Addolorata Villa, 555 McHenry Road, Wheeling, IL 60090. 

Friday
22
March

Memorial Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday, March 22, 2019
Kolssak Funeral Home, Ltd.
189 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
Friday
22
March

Eulogies

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, March 22, 2019
Kolssak Funeral Home, Ltd.
189 S. Milwaukee Ave.
Wheeling, Illinois, United States
Saturday
23
March

Memorial Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 23, 2019
St Marys Church
10 N. Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove , Illinois, United States
Saturday
23
March

Inurnment

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 23, 2019
St. Mary's Cemetery
10 N Buffalo Grove Rd
Buffalo Grove, Illinois, United States