Born: May 25, 1896, in Dannemora

Died: March 24, 1988

Married: Philip Sullivan

Children: Philip F. Sullivan ("Hoot"), Peter Sullivan, Dr. John Sullivan, Robert Sullivan, Mrs. Elizabeth Pelletieri, Mrs. Margaret Campion, Mrs. Winifred Yorkey and Mrs. Ann Loftis

Winifred Howard Sullivan was the wife of Philip Sullivan; she helped run his plumbing business for many years

Adirondack Daily Enterprise, March 25, 1988

Winifred H. Sullivan

SARANAC LAKE - Winifred H. Sullivan, 91, of 44 Neil Street, died Thursday, March 24, at Placid Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 25, 1896, in Dannemora, the daughter of Timothy and Mary Jane (McKillip) Howard.

She was a resident of Saranac Lake for the past 60 years.

On July 11, 1921, she was married to Philip Sullivan at St. Rose of Lima Church in Alder Brook. He died in 1982.

Mrs. Sullivan was a past Grand Regent of Court St. Bernard of the Catholic Daughters of America. She was also past president of the American Legion Auxiliary and a member of the St. Bernard's Altar and Rosary Society, Ladies of the Elks and the Women's Civic Chamber.

She ran Sullivan and Campion Plumbing in Saranac Lake with her husband until her retirement in 1975.

Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. John (Margaret) Campion and Mrs. Vincent (Elizabeth) Pelletieri, both of Saranac Lake, Mrs. Bertram (Winifred) Yorkey of San Jose, Calif., and Mrs. Richard (Ann) Loftis of North Branford, Conn.; three sons, Philip and Peter Sullivan, both of Saranac Lake, and Robert Sullivan of College, Alaska; 26 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

One son, Dr. John Sullivan, predeceased her.

Calling hours are scheduled for 2 to 4 and to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Fortune Funeral Home. A Bible vigil will take place Sunday evening at the funeral home, with the Catholic Daughters in attendance. A Ladies of the Elks service will follow.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be said at 11:15 a.m. Monday at St. Bernard's Church, with the Rev. David Wisniewski officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery in May.

Donations in Mrs. Sullivan's memory may be made to the Catholic Daughters Scholarship Fund or the St. Bernard's Organ Fund, in care of the funeral home.