J. Edward Sullivan

June 4, 1934 ~ May 9, 2019 (age 84)


J. Edward Sullivan, of Griffith, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  He is survived in life by his loving wife, and best friend of 60 years, Genoradean "Dean" Sullivan; two daughters, Jackie (Craig/Charley) Nashkoff, and Gina (Rick) Cioni; four grandchildren, Devon,& Connor Remaley, and Derick & Emily Cioni.  Ed was the last remaining survivor of ten siblings.

Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8941 Kleinman Road, Highland, Indiana 46322.  A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the funeral home; Pastor Craig Ison, officiating.  Interment, Memory Lane Memorial Park, Crown Point, Indiana.

Memorials may be made, in Edward's honor, to "Builders for Christ" or "Hospice of the Calumet Area."

For donations to "Builders for Christ," please send to or bring to the funeral home. We will gather donations for Mrs. Sullivan so she may ensure they are submitted to the appropriate chapter. 

For donations to "Hospice of the Calumet Area," please click here to jump directly to the donation page:   

Hospice of the Calumet Area

Edward retired from Com-Ed after 35 years of devoted service.  He loved Builders for Christ, auctions, and collecting cars, tools, and bikes.

For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke by calling 219-838-0800 or visiting us at

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May 15, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

Funeral Service
May 16, 2019

10:00 AM
Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center
8941 Kleinman Rd.
Highland, IN 46322

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