Phillip "Hoot"Sullivan
Fortune-Keough Funeral Home

Born: April 6, 1926

Died: October 26, 2016

Philip Francis "Hoot" Sullivan was a World War II veteran, having served in the Army in Europe, Africa and Japan; he was also a Korean War veteran. He worked for many years in the family plumbing and heating business, Sullivan & Campion Plumbing.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 447, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Albert Gonyea Post and the Knights of Columbus Council Post 599.

He was a communicant of St. Bernard's Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping,  maple sugaring, snowmobiling and bowling.


Adirondack Daily Enterprise,  October 27, 2016

Philip “Hoot” Sullivan

Philip “Hoot” Francis Sullivan, 90, of Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid, where he had been a resident since 2010.

Born in Bloomingdale on April 6, 1926, he was the son of William Philip and Winifred H. (Howard) Sullivan.

Hoot had attended local schools and served in the United States Army in Europe, Africa and Japan during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He had been employed as a plumber for the Local Plumbers and Pipefitters Union No. 781, and worked locally for many years in the family plumbing and heating business, Sullivan & Campion Plumbing.

Hoot was a member of the American Legion Post 447, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Albert Gonyea Post and the Knights of Columbus Council Post 599.

He was a lifelong member of the East Branch Hunting Club and a communicant of St. Bernard’s Church. Hoot’s favorite pasttimes were hunting, fishing and camping on the lakes and at East Branch of the St. Regis River, as well as maple sugaring in the springtime on his woodlot, snowmobiling and bowling.

He is survived by one brother, Peter Sullivan of Saranac Lake; two sisters, Elizabeth Pelletieri of Saranac Lake and Ann Loftis of Branford, Connecticut; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father; mother; two sisters, Winifred Yorkey and Margaret Campion; and two brothers, Robert and John Sullivan.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake. There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday Oct. 29 at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake with the Rev. Patrick Ratigan officiating. Burial will take place in St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake.


From a 1944 Adirondack Daily Enterprise, quoted in the Enterprise of October 17, 2009

Pvt. Philip F. (Hoot) Sullivan of Saranac Lake is undergoing extensive examinations at Keesler Field, Biloxi, Miss., to determine his qualifications as a pre-aviation cadet.

Flying officer training as a pilot, bombardier or navigator will be given Pvt. Sullivan upon completion of his processing. He will be assigned in the near future to a new station to begin his actual air crew training.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Sullivan of 44 Neil Street.

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2010-08-04 10:42:22   August 2010: Hoot is reportedly conspiring with Dew Drop Morgan to "escape" from Uihlein Mercy Center. —74.78.178.27