Rita Ann Sullivan

Rita Ann Sullivan, 91, of Springfield, died Thursday, November 26, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Home.

Rita was born November 23, 1929, in Springfield, the daughter of Bernard and Ruth Rathford Frey.  She married Jeremiah Joseph Sullivan, Jr. in Springfield and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Ron J. (Diane) Sullivan of Mineral Bluffs, Georgia, Ann M. (Earl) Self of Springfield, Gregory T. Sullivan of New Berlin, Jane F. (Kenneth) Ishii of Kapai, Kuai, Patricia L. Sullivan of Springfield, and Michael (Victoria) Mondlock of Waukesha, Wisconsin; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

A private Funeral Mass will be held at Christ the King with The Very Rev. Christopher J. House, celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Berlin.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph’s Home, 3306 S. 6th St., Rd., Springfield, IL 62703 or Alzheimer’s Association, Processing Center, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.  Butler Funeral Home-Springfield is in charge of arrangements.