Judith Ann Sullivan

May 19, 1948 ~ March 13, 2021 (age 72)

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Judith Ann Sullivan

On March 13th, 2021, Judy Sullivan stepped into eternity to be with her beloved Savior, Jesus, and her husband, Tom. After fighting a good fight, she finished her race, and was called home.

She was born in 1948 to Walter and Jeanette Bartel of Everett, WA. She attended Cascade High School, graduating in 1966. She attended Everett Business College, and, at various times in her life, worked as a Bank Teller, making many friends in the community in which she lived.

She was a 45-year resident of Grover Beach who enjoyed going on cruises, traveling, seeing new places and being with friends and family, especially her grandkids, whom she adored.

Her lasting impact as a wife to Tom, and mother to her three children, Chris, Sean, and Kate is immeasurable, and will always be felt.

When asked what it was like to be married to a prominent city official, she was quoted as saying, “It’s like a bowl of popcorn, you have to take the duds with the fluffies”, and that is how she lived her life, accepting the bad with the good, but not allowing the bad to overshadow the good.

She was preceded in death by her Father and Mother (Walter and Jeannette Bartel), and her husband Tom of 42 earthly years.

She is survived by her children, Christopher Sullivan, Sean Sullivan, and Mary Kathleen (Kate) Avedissian (Husband Paul), her Grandchildren, Ian and Megan Avedissian (Kate), Kathryn Sullivan (Chris), and Abby and Tom Sullivan (Sean), and her sister, Victoria Bligh (Husband Rick). She is also survived by her brothers-in-law, her nieces and nephews, and by the many children whose lives she touched as ‘Mama Judy’.

A service will be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Arroyo Grande, Ca, April 16, 2021 at 10 AM.

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Memorial Mass
April 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Patrick s Catholic Church
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