Therese Sullivan, 88, of Shrewsbury


Therese SullivanShrewsbury – Therese (DeJordy) Sullivan, 88, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 in Worcester. She was predeceased by her husband, Daniel G. Sullivan, in 1992.

Therese was born Aug. 7, 1929 in Worcester to the late Alfred and Irene (Alaire) DeJordy, and lived in Shrewsbury for many years.

Therese is survived by her loving family, her cherished niece, Susan Mulrooney and her husband David of Spencer; a niece, Shirley Horne and her husband Robert, and their children of Georgia; and two nephews, Richard DeJordy and his wife Janice of Worcester and Robert DeJordy and his wife Leigh of Boylston and their children and grandchildren. She also leaves a great-niece, Melissa Huard and her husband Jeff and their two children, Brenden Palmer and Kayla Huard, and great-nephew, Michael Brodeur and his daughter Kristen. Therese was predeceased by a brother, Richard DeJordy, and a sister, Marguerite DeJordy.

Therese was a graduate of Anna Maria College, Paxton, class of 1966. She lived in the religious life for 18 years and worked as a teacher. During her married years, she worked in Social Services.

A period of calling hours will be held Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9-10 a.m., in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME AND CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester, and then departing for her funeral Mass of Christian burial at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of St. Anne, 130 Boston Tpke., Shrewsbury. Interment with her husband will be in St. John’s Cemetery.

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