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Nina Marie (McKee) Sullivan

Nina Marie (McKee) Sullivan
  • July 25, 1928 - January 30, 2017
  • Dover, Massachusetts

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“Nina was such a sweetheart and a good friend to our mom, Elizabeth Bennett. Much love and prayers to the Sullivan Family from all the Bennett Family...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Bennett Oldfather

“My condolence to the family. May the loving prayers of family and friends comfort you during those moments of sorrow. Matthew 5: 4 ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Nise

“I am so sorry to hear of Nina's Passing. She was always a good friend and neighbor. In recent years we would get together periodically for lunch and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Janet Hayes - Natick, MA

“Celebrating a life well lived. We will cherish the memories forever. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry for your loss, my condolences to the family. May God the hearer of prayers bring your family peace and comfort during this difficult time. Psa...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Sullivan Family,Your Mom was a sweet and kind neighbor. It was always a pleasure to see her and talk to her. She is certainly missed. It was...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Sullivan Family,Your mom was a sweet and kind neighbor. It was always a pleasure to see and to talk to herOur prayers are with the Sullivan...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Your mom has always been an angel with her kind and gentle way. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Much love, Jenn & Rob ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Jennifer Sturgis - ASHLAND, MA


Nina Marie (McKee) Sullivan, 88, of Dover MA, and recently of Middlesex, VT, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on January 30, 2017. Nina (9-ah) was born in Ardmore, Oklahoma on July 25, 1928. She was the only child of James P. McKee and Hollis (Earp) McKee of Wichita, Kansas. She was a graduate of Mount Carmel Academy in Wichita. She attended The University of Iowa. As a young woman, Nina worked for United Airlines as a stewardess in the early1950's. She met the love of her life Joseph C. Sullivan, and they were married on February 21, 1953. They were a devoted couple for 42 years until his death in 1995. Nina was an active member of the Charles River Country Club in Newton, MA. She enjoyed golfing, socializing, and bridge, and she was fond of hosting family dinners there. Nina was an avid reader who appreciated fine art and gourmet food. A skilled crossword player and Jeopardy wiz, Nina was an aficionado of movies from the golden age through modern times. She is survived by her son Joseph M. Sullivan, his wife Kenna of Brighton, MA, and their three children: Sean, Connor, and Ryan; daughter Gail M. Sullivan, her husband John V. Puleio of Middlesex, VT, and their three children: Cecelia, Sophia, and Claire; and daughter Jill F. Brown, her husband Randall Brown of Danville, VT and their two children: Jessica and Holly. Visiting hours will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Thursday, February 2nd from 4-7pm. Relatives and friends ae kindly invited to attend. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in the Church of the Most Precious Blood, 32 Centre St, Dover, on Friday, February 3rd at 10 am. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Dover.