The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why The Capistrano Dispatch is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

Thomas P. Sullivan
Thomas P. Sullivan

Tom Sullivan, 74, of San Juan Capistrano, (formerly Corona, California and Cuba, New York) passed away on April 5, 2017 surrounded by friends and family. Born in Binghamton, New York on March 17, 1943, he is survived by his wife Margaret (Peggy); brother Robert Sullivan of Sarzana, Italy; and children and step-children: Steve Sullivan of San Clemente; Katie (Eugene) McFarland of Canandaigua, New York; Dylan (Brandi) Sullivan of Big Bear; Wendee (Rick) Klein of Corona; Josh Watts of Grand Marais, Minnesota; Ken Holbrook of San Dimas; and Norma Jean, his dearest canine companion.

Tom is also survived by his grand children: Ryan, Michael, Jessica (Klein) Emily and Amelia (McFarland) and his great-grandson Kellin (Sullivan.)

He is preceded in death by his parents, Rollin and Rita (Ring)  and a brother, David.

Recently retired, Tom enjoyed walking with Norma Jean and friends, bowling, golfing, games, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren. A gathering in his honor will take place in late spring.  Contributions in memory of Tom may be made to your local Golden Retriever Club of America National Rescue Committee:

Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Capo Dispatch

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>