Lawrence Sullivan Sr., 74, owned insurance agency

August 29, 2002

Lawrence M. Sullivan Sr., a retired Nationwide Insurance agent, died of leukemia Friday at St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 74.

Born in Baltimore and raised in Rosedale, Mr. Sullivan was a graduate of Kenwood High School and the University of Baltimore.

He served in the Army in Germany from 1947 to 1950, attaining the rank of sergeant. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War.

For 47 years until his retire- ment in 1998, the Sparks resident owned and operated Lawrence M. Sullivan Insurance Agency Inc. on Belair Road.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Parkville Jaycees, American Legion Post 183 in Parkville, and the Maryland State Power Squadron.

Mr. Sullivan enjoyed boating, fishing, reading and bird-watching.

Mr. Sullivan was a communicant of St. Joseph Roman Cath- olic Church in Texas, Baltimore County, where a Mass of Christian burial was offered Monday.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Frances E. Stumbroski; two sons, Lawrence M. Sullivan Jr. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Michael J. Sullivan of Abingdon; a daughter, Kathleen M. Wallis of Manchester; a brother, James Sullivan of Shingle Springs, Calif.; and six grandchildren.

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