BRUNSWICK — Nancy Jane Sullivan, 71, died Jan. 1 with her family by her side.
Born in Waltham, Mass. on Oct. 30, 1940, she was a daughter of Richard J. Sr. and Nancy E. (Simms) Carr. She attended Tewksbury, Mass. schools, graduating from Tewksbury High School. She moved to Maine in 1972 and lived in Topsham and Brunswick.
Sullivan was dedicated to her family and those around her. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, attending sporting events, activities and camping with her family and friends. She enjoyed playing bingo, attending community suppers and visiting casinos with her sisters and brothers.
She always extended herself, her heart and her home to anyone who was in need of a place to feel welcome.
She was predeceased by her parents; a grandson Joel Gorrell; and two sisters Maureen McCready and Linda Curtis.
She is survived by two daughters Christine A. Sullivan of Brunswick and Maureen Loveitt and her husband Harold of Bath; son Sean Sullivan and his wife Caroline of Topsham; five grandchildren Dillon and Teague Smith, Kristin and Patrick Sullivan and Melody Gorrell; one great-granddaughter Ava Marie House; five brothers Richard Carr Jr. and his wife Sandy of Tewksbury, Mass., Charles Carr and his wife Della of Naples, Fla., Kevin Carr and his wife Valerie of Lancaster, Texas, James Carr and his wife Julie of Epping, N.H. and Thomas Carr and his wife Shirley of Florida; sister Mary Lynne Kennedy and her husband Jeff of Largo, Fla.; many nieces and nephews; her dog Peanut; and friends in the Pejepscot Terrace, in the local area and bingo community.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Jan. 7 at St. John the Baptist Church, Pleasant Street, Brunswick. A gathering and celebration of family and friends will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the Pejepscot Terrace Community Building in Brunswick.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Coastal Humane Society, 30 Range Road, Brunswick, 04011.