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Helen Sullivan services Friday

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Helen Piersing Sullivan, age 75 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on Monday, December 15, 2013.

Helen is survived by her husband Leonard Sullivan; her siblings Chuck, Mary, Lois, Ruth, John, Howard and Bob; her children John Sullivan, Dolores Ortiz and William Ortiz; her step-children Kathy, Terry and Michelle; loving granddaughter Tiffany and caring grandsons Michael, Patrick, Timothy and Brandon; her step-grandchildren Kasi, Amber, Melanie, Thomas, James, Shane and Tara; her great-grandchildren Michael, McKenzie, Landon, Matthew and Maci.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Frieda Piersing and her sister Trudy Piersing.

Helen was a native of St. Joseph, Michigan. She completed her primary education in St. Joseph, Michigan. Helen went on to earn a bachelorís degree in English from Purdue University. She retired as a Lake County employee. Helen enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and caring for her beloved cats.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 20, 2013, at 10 a.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 South 2nd St. Chesterton, 219-926-1309. Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery, St. Joseph, Michigan.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 19, from 4 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 12/17/2013