, Salem, MA

May 17, 2013

John Sullivan, 75

Lynn — John Sullivan, 75, of Lynn, died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his residence at Boulder Heights in Lynn with his caregivers by his side.

John was born in Peabody, on February 15, 1938, son of the late James and Maybelle (Casey) Sullivan and resided in Peabody. For many years John was employed as an assembler at Heritage Industries in Danvers.

During his lifetime, John made many good friends while residing at Hogan Regional Center, J.T. Berry Rehabilitation Center, W.E. Fernald School, N.E. Residential Services in Peabody, and at the newly built group home on Boulder Way in Lynn which opened a year ago.

John is survived by Peter Grimshaw who he met in 1976 and who became his guardian 20 years ago; his many wonderful caregivers; friends whom he resided with; and acquaintances he made while working at Heritage Industries.

ARRANGEMENTS: His guardian and caregivers will receive relatives and friends on Monday, May 20, 2013, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, followed by a service at 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s memory to Special Olympics, 100 Conifer Hill Drive, Suite 301, Danvers, MA 01923. Please visit for directions, online obituary and memorial guest book.