Florence Sullivan of Edison Dies at 82


Florence J. (nee Kaiser) Sullivan, 82, died on Thursday, July 2, 2015 in the JFK Medical Center in Edison.

Florence was born in Elizabeth to the late Adolph and Helen Kaiser. She is a communicant of St. Matthew's RC Church in Edison and has also been the cook for the nuns for 20 years. In her free time Florence enjoyed all types of sewing, knitting and crocheting. She had a special love of flowers and it showed in her garden.

Florence is predeceased by her husband, Edward P. Sullivan on March 7, 2014; her brother, Adolph Kaiser and her sister, Anne Grady. 

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She is survived by her son, Edward Sullivan and his wife Peggy and their son Edward of South Plainfield; her daughter Kathy Pattison of Memphis, TN and her two daughters, Stacey Aiello and her husband Mike and their daughter Caroline Aiello; Amanda Parks and her husband Zach; her sister, Dorothy Turley of Edison; and her long-time caregiver Maria Sorocakova.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 8:45 a.m. from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Avenue (Rt. 27), Metuchen followed by a 9:30 am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew's RC Church, Edison. Interment will be in Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway. Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m.

To send condolences visit Costello-Runyon Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association

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