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In Memory of

Paul W. Sullivan

December 7, 1939 - January 5, 2018

Obituary


Paul W. Sullivan
78, of Indian Rocks Beach, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at Morton Plant Hospital after a brief illness.

Born and raised in Brockton MA and summer resident of Wareham MA, he was the son of the late Augustus H. and Pearl I. (Chisholm) Sullivan and the brother of the late David A. Sullivan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Frances Tina Sullivan; 3 sons, Todd A Sullivan, Geoffrey S. Sullivan, Dustin R. Sullivan; 4 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Paul was...

Paul W. Sullivan
78, of Indian Rocks Beach, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at Morton Plant Hospital after a brief illness.

Born and raised in Brockton MA and summer resident of Wareham MA, he was the son of the late Augustus H. and Pearl I. (Chisholm) Sullivan and the brother of the late David A. Sullivan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Frances Tina Sullivan; 3 sons, Todd A Sullivan, Geoffrey S. Sullivan, Dustin R. Sullivan; 4 grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Paul was BA cum laude, Yale University 1961, Master of Arts, University of Florida 1971; PhD., Southern Illinois University, 1977;

General Manager, Chronicle Publications Co. Stoughton, MA 1962-67; Editor Easton Bulletin, MA, 1963-1970; Publisher/Editor Associated Weekly Newspapers, Stoughton MA 1962-1967; Instructor Dept. of Mass Communications Moorhead State University MN, 1971-73; Associate Professor, Chairman, Department of Communications, University of Evansville, Indiana, 1973-78; Professor, Chairman, Department of Journalism Temple University Philadelphia PA 1978-1987; Sales training/consulting MetLife Insurance Co. 1989-1992 FL; Communications Specialist in Constitutional Law, Sullivan Communications, FL 1992-2011; Frontend Customer Service Rep/Trainer Publix, Belleair, (2010-2017); Business Manager at Beach Fun and Games, Madeira Beach 2011-2018; Business Manager at Beach Bites Café, Madeira Beach 2015-2018.

Paul was a member of the review panel of Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation, 1981-86. Who's Who in the South and the Southeast; Author: The Modern Free Press Fair Trial Precedent, 1987; Monograph News Piracy, 1978; Co-author: The Teaching of Graphic Arts, 1977; was contributing author: The Art of Consulting 1989; Member of the Governor's Commission for the PA Lottery, 1981; Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications; Board of Directors, Society of Newspaper Editors 1980-87, Philadelphia Bar Association Media Relations Committee 1982-87; ACLU.

Paul was a brilliant man and he will be dearly missed.