Mary M. Sullivan

MILTON – Mary Mandekic Sullivan, 64, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Prisna , Croatia, she was the daughter of the late Mate and Jela Mandekic.

She was married to her husband William for 44 years, spending their first 28 years in the Burnt Hills, Ballston Lake area raising their family. Mary and William moved to Saranac Lake in 1998. She enjoyed spending the winters in Melbourne, Florida and also loved to travel.

Mary also loved the outdoors and you could often find her walking and hiking daily. She took great pride in also helping her husband build and manage Pine View Village Apartments in Saranac Lake.

Mary’s true pride and joy, however was her family. She is survived by her beloved

husband William Sullivan; sons: Michael (Amy) Sullivan and Daniel (Pam) Sullivan; grandchildren: Julia, Jonathan, Sarah, Lauren, Lianna and Carley Sullivan; her sister Anka Starcevic; her loving sister-in-law Patricia (Frank) Walters; her cousin Marianne Carter; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

Relatives and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 27 at the Glenville Funeral Home, 9 Glenridge Road, Glenville. Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday June 28 at Our Lady of Grace Church, 73 Midline Road, Ballston Lake. Interment will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Glenville.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Mary to The V Foundation for Cancer Research, 106 Towerview Court Cary, NC 27513.

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