Bernice Annette Davis Sullivan
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WILMINGTON- Bernice Annette Davis Sullivan, 83, a lifelong resident of Wilmington, died Sunday June 9, at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.

Mrs. Sullivan was born in Wilmington on April 4, 1930 the daughter of Lawrence and Annette (Howard) Davis. She received her education in Wilmington schools, graduating from Wilmington High School, class of 1948. Mrs. Sullivan worked for many years as a cook at the Red Mill, the Long Jim, and Skyline restaurants. She also worked alongside her husband at Molly Stark State Park. She was an avid New England Patriots fan and longtime member of the Eastern Star. She most enjoyed time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She is survived by her four children, Linda Farnum and her husband Dick, of Guilford, with whom she resided for the last 18 months; Kenneth G. Sullivan and his wife Ann, of Wilmington; Jannette Finck, of Shelburne, MA; son-in-law Tom Finck, of Colraine, MA; and Jody Kelleher, of Shelburne, MA; her grandchildren Jennifer Littlefield and her husband Bob, Marcy Pericolosi and her husband Craig, Matthew Finck and his wife Jennifer, Ricky Fletcher and his partner Rebecca Greene, Kerianne Sullivan, Aaron Sullivan and his wife Heather, Otis Sullivan, Eli Place, and Robert Strange and his wife Michelle; great-grandchildren, Lara, Katelyn, and Garrett Littlefield; Delaney and Mackenzie Pericolosi; Raven and Ryan Jamison; Mason, Hunter, and Lexi Finck, Cassie and Erica Fletcher; Kyle, Hannah, Riley, and Zachary Sullivan; and Becca Sullivan; three brothers, George Davis and his wife Ginny, Hank Davis and his wife Ruth, and Michael Davis and his wife Jill; brother-in-law Eugene Sullivan, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 58 years, Kenneth Edward Sullivan in 2006, and great-granddaughter Adrien Jamison.

A Mass of Christian death and burial will be held Saturday morning June 15, at 9 am, at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Wilmington. Interment will follow in the family lot in Riverview Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Friday, June 14, from 6 to 8 pm at Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Mrs. Sullivan’s memory may be made to the Thompson House Nursing Home Activities Fund, where she was a volunteer, c/o Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home P.O. Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal email condolences visit

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