Patrick William Sullivan

Patrick and Susan were long time members of the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship in Burton

There is another angel in Heaven tonight. Patrick Sullivan of Maury Island passed away on Monday, October 29th, 2018, surrounded by family, and is now with his beloved wife Susan Glover Sullivan. Patrick and Susan were long time members of the Vashon Island Unitarian Fellowship in Burton, and were active in creating many island institutions including the Vashon Center for the Arts and the Vashon Community Care Center.

Patrick is survived by his six children Susannah Ribiero (Bellingham, WA), Konrad Ribiero (Santa Monica, CA), Mark Sullivan (University Place, WA), Lissa Sullivan (Flagstaff, AZ), Tracy Sullivan (Hardinsburg, KY) and Chris Sullivan (Olympia, WA), and his grandchildren Sophie, Frankie, Hank, Abraham, Zach, Riley, and Mack. Patrick is also survived by his sister Catherine (Micky) Tressel (Azusa, CA), and many beloved nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter Aimee Sullivan and wife Susan Glover Sullivan.

The Unitarian Fellowship will be hosting a potluck gathering of friends and family at Patrick and Susan’s Maury Island home on Sunday, November 11th, 2018 between 1 and 4 pm. Attendees may email for directions.

Friends and family may also visit our online guest book at

More in Obituaries

Michael Patrick Emmons

Michael was a carpenter by trade and considered a star surfer, talented artistand honorable soldier

Kevin Michael Pottinger

July 28, 1956 — January 2, 2019 Faith, Family and Community defined… Continue reading

Lu-Ann Branch

She would tell you that adopting and raising her children was her greatest life accomplishment.

Thomas H. Winkel

As a young man Tom raced stock cars up and down the West Coast.

Donald Bryan Jacobs

Don attended Montlake Elementary, Garfield High School, and the University of Washington

Jeremy Harvard (Steele) Hansen

A competitive athlete, he was a lifelong participant in the Special Olympics

Paula Jeanne Hill

She was a cheerleader and he was the state wrestling champion.

Eugene “Gene” Clayton Sherman

Gene was born in Seattle on 5/26/1919 to island pioneer Captain Francis… Continue reading

Norman Didricksen

He was the eldest of four sons, all raised on Vashon.

Most Read