Nashua Telegraph, Nashua NH Published: Friday, April 3, 2009 Rita M. (Perrault) Sullivan, Nashua
Rita M. (Perrault) Sullivan, 88, of Nashua, NH passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at home surrounded by her family.
Born on October 7, 1920 in Brockton, MA; daughter of the late Leo J. and Susan (Ford) Perrault.
Rita was educated in the local Brockton schools and later went on to become a nurse. She also worked at Miller's Department Store for eighteen years and Classic Curtains until she retired at the age of 87. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and time at the beach with her close friends from Miller's. Mrs. Sullivan had been a resident of Nashua, NH since 1967 when she moved from Lowell, MA.
Besides her parents Rita was predeceased by her husband John P. Sullivan in 1978; two sisters, Audrey Silva and Beatrice Klitz.
Rita is survived by two sons, John P Sullivan Jr. and his wife Annette of Tyngsboro, MA and Mark T. Sullivan and his wife Nancy of Francestown, NH; three daughters, Coleen S. Cassalia of Manchester, NH; Cathy A. Dumais and her husband John of Nashua, NH and Mary Sullivan and her significant other Scott Nightingale of Nashua, NH; three brothers Leo Perrault and his wife Marion of Holiday, FL; Robert Perrault of E. Bridgewater, MA and Norman Perrault and his wife Geraldine of Brockton, MA; six sisters, Rosemary Harkins of Wareham, MA; Beverly Korski of Bridgewater, MA; Lorraine Sullivan and her husband Albert of Taunton, MA; Susan Augenti and Charles of Brockton, MA; Madeline Rein of Bedford, TX and Frances Mann of Wareham, MA; seven grandchildren, Michael Sullivan and his wife Brooke of Manchester, NH; David Cassalia and his wife Anna of Virginia Beach, VA; Shawn Sullivan of Tyngsboro, MA; Richard Dumais and Christopher Dumais both of Nashua, NH; Shane Sullivan and Shannan Sullivan of Nashua, NH; one great-grandchild Ella Cassalia, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Sunday, April 5, 2009 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home, 26 Kinsley St, Nashua, NH 03060. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 6th at 10:00am at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Nashua, NH. Burial will follow at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Lowell, MA. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Northern N.E. Region, 2 Commerce Drive, Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110. To sign an online guestbook or to view a video tribute go to www.mem.com.