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Raymond E. Sullivan, age 93, passed away peacefully at home in New York City surrounded by loved ones on December 11, 2020.

Born on October 18, 1927, Raymond was the seventh of nine children of Helen (née Reddington) and Florence Sullivan. He was predeceased in death by his parents and siblings William, Ann, John, Helen, Thomas, Claire, James and Eileen. Raymond is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years Elizabeth (née Kelly), his cherished daughters Rosemary (Angelo), Carolyn (David), Joanne, Barbara (Kim) and Elizabeth, adored grandchildren Meghan, Matthew, Kaitlyn and Kieran, and other family and friends.

A life long New Yorker, Raymond was born and raised on Manhattan's west side in the St. Paul the Apostle parish where he was baptized, went to grammar school and was married. He graduated from Commerce High School and served in the United States Armed Forces. He had a 39 year career at the United States Postal Service where he served as a postal inspector, supervisor and post office master, and received an award for meritorious contribution and service. Following his retirement from the United States Postal Service he continued working until 1995 at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY.

Raymond was a devout Catholic and served as a member of the Knights of Columbus for many years. He was elected Grand Knight of the New Amsterdam Chapter of NY in June, 1969. Growing up on the west side, he was a natural athlete who enjoyed playing basketball, baseball and stickball. He will be dearly missed by his devoted family.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 10 am at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 59th Street and Columbus Avenue. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to a charity of your choice.