Neil M. Sullivan age 83, passed away on Friday December 30, 2022, at Saint Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY
with his family by his side.
Born on November 25, 1939 in Glens Falls, N.Y., he was the son of the late John and Vroqua (Morgan)
Neil graduated from Hudson Falls High School in 1956.
On May 8 th , 1965, Neil married Helen Cirino at Saint Mary’s Church in Hudson Falls, NY and celebrated 57
years of marriage in 2022.
After graduation Neil worked at the Imperial Paper & Color Corporation in Glens Falls as a laboratory
technician prior to becoming a self-employed truck driver for the next 30 years, trucking mainly pulp wood and logs to the local mills. He enjoyed the independence of this work and the ability to see much of the region on his different routes. He worked at the International Paper Company Hudson River Mill in Corinth, NY from
1988 until the mill’s closure in 2002. Neil then worked for Charles Freidman Excavating, retiring in 2011.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening, puttering about the yard, and reading and studying a wide range of interests. He was also active in local politics and championed individual property rights. He made many good friends and acquaintances from his work and throughout his lifetime.
Besides his parents, Neil is predeceased by his brothers Terrence Sullivan and Corey Sullivan, father and
mother in-law Philip and Laura Cirino, and sister in-law Ruth Cirino-Soney-Cowles. Also, life-long close
friends Lester and Mary Ann Bradley.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife Helen, his sons Patrick Sullivan (Barbara Bennett) and Thomas Sullivan, his brother Sean Sullivan, brother in-law Richard (Margot) Cirino, and many close cousins.
At the request of the family calling hours were private.
A Catholic Funeral Mass at the Church of St. Mary’s/St. Paul’s in Hudson Falls, N.Y. was held on Tuesday
January 10 th at 10am, and burial at St. Mary’s and St. Josephs Cemetery in Fort Edward, N.Y. followed.
The family would like to thank Dr. Anastasios Konstantakos for his diligent care and advocacy and the first
floor cardiac ICU at St. Peters.
Donations in Neil’s memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the American Heart
Arrangments are in the care of the M.B. Kilmer Funeral Home, 82 Broadway, Fort Edward, NY 12828.