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Obituary for Kenneth Sullivan

Kenneth Leslie Sullivan passed away at the age of 94 on April 6, 2020 at his home in Schooner Cove, Damariscotta, Maine. He leaves his wife Barbara of 73 years. Ken was born in 1925, the son of the late Leslie Sullivan and Ethel Sullivan of Wiscasset, Maine, and raised in Boston. He graduated from Tufts College in the class of 1943 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. He was an Ensign in the US Navy at the end of WWII and went on to get a Masters degree at Northeastern University. He spent his career as a Chemical Engineer.

He will be dearly missed by Barbara and their four children, Geoffrey and his wife Susan, of Fairhaven, MA, Peter and his wife Susan of Burlington, VT, Andrew and his wife Alice, of Chugiak, AK, and Amy and her husband Richard of Nashville, TN, ten grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Sullivan Knowlton also of Wiscasset.

An Eagle Scout in his youth, Kenneth continued to serve the communities he lived in by volunteering for boards and committees, as an alderman in Warson Woods, MO, and on various church committees. He loved to travel and when the family was young, took them to many state and national parks camping. Later he and Barbara lived for a time in Morocco, and spent time in Europe.

A memorial service for Ken will be held at a future date. Donations can be made to the charity of your choice in Ken's name.

Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements. To extend online condolences, visit the families Book of Memories at