Edward W. ‘Ed’ Sullivan, 97, Chevrolet salesman, attended Ruhl’s UMC, enjoyed casinos, Phils fan

By on July 6, 2016

Edward W. “Ed” Sullivan, 97, of Manheim, and formerly of Glen Burnie, Md., passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at Pleasant View Retirement Community, Manheim.

Born in Hampstead, Md., he was the son of the late Harry and Mamie Snyder Sullivan. Ed was the loving husband of the late Elizabeth I. “Betty” Shroyer Sullivan who died in 2009.

He retired as a car salesman for Anderson Chevrolet, Baltimore, Md. In his earlier years, Ed managed several five and dime stores in Pennsylvania and Maryland. He was a member of Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, Manheim, and he graduated from Dickinson Business School, Carlisle. Ed enjoyed flowers, guarding the stock market, traveling out West and to casinos. An avid sports fan, he also enjoyed baseball, especially the Philadelphia Phillies.

Surviving are five children: Peggy, wife of John Sauter, of Manheim; Edward Jr., husband of Janice Sullivan; Roger, husband of JoAnn Sullivan, both of Baltimore, Md.; Charles, husband of Norma Sulliva,n of Manheim; Miriam, wife of Eddie Church, of Keavy, Ky.; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

Services were held July 6 at Pleasant View Retirement Community’s Hoffer Auditorium, Manheim. Interment was private in Ruhl’s United Methodist Cemetery, Rapho Township.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com. Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, had charge of the arrangements.

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