Peter R. O’Sullivan, 57, of Kerhonkson
Peter R. O’Sullivan, 57, of Kerhonkson, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at Vassar Bros. Medical Center in Poughkeepsie.
He was born in Garden City, N.Y., Nov. 6, 1959, a son of the late H. Ross and Doris Green O’Sullivan. An area resident most of his life Peter was employed as a Global Studies teacher at the Rondout Valley High School. In addition to his teaching career which started at Rondout in 1989, he also served as Department Chair for the Social Studies Department, 1st Vice President for RVF, and was a former Dean of Students.
Peter was active in Rondout Valley sports where he coached football, baseball, basketball, and golf. He retired from Rondout Valley in 2016.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Frances Slizewski O’Sullivan, whom he married Aug. 24, 1985, at St. Peter’s Church in Rosendale; two sons, Oliver Ross O’Sullivan (Rebecca) of Vermont, Samuel Peter O’Sullivan (Nicole Reeder) of Woodstock; a sister, Margaret O’Sullivan Burpee (David) of Kingston; and a brother, Kevin O’Sullivan (Gail) of Connecticut. Also survived by several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the George J. Moylan Funeral Home Inc., 2053 Route 32, Rosendale. A service to celebrate his life and a time of sharing will be Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Fairview Cemetery in Stone Ridge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are requested to Ulster County SPCA, 20 Wiedy Road, Kingston, N.Y., 12401. (www.GJMoylanFuneralHome.com)