Celestia Sullivan

Celestia B. Sullivan (Nolin)

Wednesday, September 10th, 1919 - Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Celestia (Celeste) B. Sullivan, 99 of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away March 26, 2019. Visitation will be 6:00 – 7:30pm Friday March 29, 2019 at Langsford Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodland Dell Cemetery in Wilbraham, MA at 11 a.m. on April 6, 2019. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Season’s Care Center/Activities, 15600 Woods Chapel Road, Kansas City, MO 64139

Celeste was born Sept 10, 1919 in Fair Haven, Massachusetts. She was raised in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She spent much of her youth as a mermaid. Her first language was French, she learned English at the age of 16. She joined the Women’s Army Air Corps and served as a P-38 airplane mechanic during World World II. After discharge, she worked as a hair stylist and Minnechaug High School librarian. She moved to Lee’s Summit in 1996. She was an avid golfer, gardener and bridge player. She loved jewelry, muffins and a party.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William Sullivan, Jr., identical twin sister Stella Rainville and sister Mabel Sutcliff.
Survivors include her daughters, Colleen Sullivan-Russo (husband Frank Russo) and Patricia Sullivan (Theodore Daley) and her grandson, William Joseph Russo.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 9:30am - 10:30am
    Sampson's Chapel of the Acres
    21 Tinkham Road
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  • Service

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 11:00am
    Rev. Daniel J. Boyle
  • Interment

    Woodland Dell Cemetery
    Graveside service led by Father Dan Boyle beginning at 11am, April 6th, 2019. Military honors to follow by the United States Army.


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Posted at 11:52am
May the family of Celestia B. Sullivan please accept my sincere condolences hoping you find comfort in God's words at Acts 24 : 15 and Psalm 37 : 29.

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