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Ronald Fitzpatrick Sullivan

November 15, 1956 ~ September 1, 2019 (age 62)


Ronald Fitzpatrick Sullivan was the first born to the union of Joseph Sigle Sullivan (deceased) and Armintary Harper Sullivan on November 15, 1956, in Hartsville Tennessee. 

He departed this life on September 1, 2019 after a lengthy battle with diabetes. Despite his illness, Ronald embraced technology as it allowed him to stay in communication with his family and friends. 

At the age of four, Ronald and his parents relocated to Cleveland, OH. He professed a hope in Jesus Christ at the age of 13 at Second Bethlehem Baptist Church. Ronald practiced his faith for many years, and later years he practiced his faith at Morrison Avenue Baptist Church.

Ronald attended Cleveland Public Schools and was a graduate of the 1975 class of Glenville High School, he was proud to be a Tarblooder alumni.

Ronald moved to Dallas TX for a better life for himself, where he developed a very special bond with his Uncle George and wife.

After many years of residing in Dallas TX he deiced to move back to the Cleveland, OH where he held various jobs. The job of transporting was his most enjoyable. This job allowed him to bring smiles and to share his sense of humor to those who he transported.

He looked forward to his weekly dialysis treatments at the Center of Dialysis Care Warrensville, where he found support and encouragement from the patients and staff.

Ronald leaves cherishable memories to his mother Armintary Sullivan who was his devoted caretaker, sisters Lucretia Sullivan Wade (Anthony) Madison WI, Mia L.Kerr ( Dave ) Streetsboro, OH, daughter Ronnique Sullivan, Joynique mother of Ronnique, niece Tricia R. Wade, Madison WI

 Three uncles, George Dalton (Mabel) Dallas TX, Isaiah Dalton (Camille) Murfreesboro TN, Jonah Dalton, Hendersonville, TN; one Aunt, Rachel Adams, Gallatin TN;  His Morrison Avenue Baptist Church Christian family.

Special family and friends George Rembert adopted uncle, Rosie Dunn adopted aunt,  Danielle Walter, Tanisha and Gwendolyn Caldwell adopted children and the adopted Brown family.

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens a time to be born and a time to die……. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2


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Public Viewing
September 6, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gaines Funeral Home
5386 Lee Road
Maple Heights, OH 44137

September 7, 2019

3:00 PM
Gaines Funeral Home
5386 Lee Road
Maple Heights, OH 44137

Celebration of Life
September 7, 2019

3:30 PM
Gaines Funeral Home
5386 Lee Road
Maple Heights, OH 44137

September 10, 2019

9:00 AM
Highland Memorial Park Cemetery
21400 Chargrin Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44122

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