Shirley-Mae (Smith) Sullivan

  • Died: April 28, 2021
  • Location: Weymouth, Massachusetts

James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home

1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Tel. (617) 265-9840

Tribute & Message From The Family

SULLIVAN, Shirley-Mae (Smith). In Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester, died April 28, 2021.

Wife of the late Thomas J. Sullivan.

Loving mother of Paul J. and his wife Janet Sullivan of Pembroke, Christopher J. Sullivan and his husband John May of New York, Michael T. and his wife Patricia Sullivan of Weymouth, and Sean D. and his wife Theresa Sullivan of Weymouth.

Devoted "Nana" of Shane, Stephanie, Conor and his wife Ashley Sullivan, Sean, Joseph, and Neil Sullivan.

Great-grandmother of Aidan Sullivan.

Sister of the late Joan LaBelle.

Sister-in-law of Nancy Cronin and Patricia Sullivan, both of Quincy.

Survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Shirley's life by gathering for visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, Monday, May 3rd, from 5-8 P.M.

There will be a private funeral service and private interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.

Shirley was an avid quilter and especially enjoyed her many trips to her mother's birthplace in County Kerry, Ireland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory may be made to Donate Life at