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Robert O’Sullivan, 91, who worked many years for General Electric Supply Co., died Nov. 10, 2012.
He was born June 13, 1921, the third of six children born to an Irish immigrant and his Swedish bride. When he was 18, his father died of miner’s consumption, and he worked to support his mother and his younger siblings. He attended Judge Memorial High School in Salt Lake City and married Dorothe Cooper in 1950.
Mr. O’Sullivan worked at General Electric Supply Co. for 33 years. After he retired, he went back to work for Crescent Electric and Wesco Supply, driving all over the state to make sales. In his 80s, he worked at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary.
Mr. O’Sullivan was a fourth-degree Knight of Columbus, and was active in the Elks Lodge, Exchange Club and the Golden K Kiwanis.
He and his wife traveled extensively and had a family cabin near Fairfield, Idaho. They attended St. Vincent’s Supervised Exercise Program from 1989 until his death.
Survivors include his wife; a son, Tom; a daughter, Kelly; two granddaughters; a brother, Armond; and a sister, Dorothy Rino.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, at Michelotti-Sawyers Mortuary with visitation prior to the service. A reception will follow at St. Thomas Parish.
Memorials may be made to Judge Memorial Catholic High School, 650 S. 1100 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84102-3902.