Gertrude J. Sullivan Flood of Hopkinsville, KY and formerly of Lowell, MA

1920 - 2023

No Vistitation Date Scheduled


June 5, 2023
Dolan Funeral Home

Gertrude J. Sullivan “Sully” Flood, 102, of Hopkinsville, KY and formerly of Lowell, MA died at 12:40 p.m. Monday, January 2, 2023 at her residence surrounded by her family.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2023 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church with Reverend Father Richard Meredith officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. with a Rosary to be said at 10:30 a.m. at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church. Hughart, Beard & Giles Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

A native of Malden, MA she was born June 5, 1920 the daughter of the late David F. Sullivan and Gertrude J. Miniter Sullivan. She was active in 4-H and Girl Scouts, having achieved the rank of Golden Eagle Scout. Gertrude graduated from Chelmsford High School and St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in 1943. She was a Registered Nurse, working for many years at St. Joseph’s Hospital then with Dr. Raymond Capers for nearly 30 years.

She was a communicant of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Hopkinsville, KY where she served as a lector, volunteered at the St. Peter and Paul Thrift Store and as Team Captain of the 2 o’clock Holy Hour Adoration.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Thomas Edward Flood, Sr. who died November 26, 1992; her son: Thomas Edward Flood, Jr. who died November 29, 2001; and her sister: Pauline Mahony who died in 2007; and her brothers/sisters in law: Patrick Henry (Ellen) Flood, Helen (C. Emmett) Byrne, Jack (Sharon) Flood and Mary (Edward) Vinton.

Survivors include her daughter: Sheila (Thomas) O’Hagan of Hopkinsville, KY; her brothers: David Sullivan of Sequim, WA and Robert Sullivan of Middletown, RI; her three grandchildren: Patrick Thomas (April Peterson) O’Hagan of Salt Lake City, UT, Kathleen (Ryan) Schenk of Evansville, IN, and Lisa (Brian) Cooper of Elk Grove, CA; and three great grandchildren: Aedan O’Hagan, Conner Schenk, and Nicholas Cooper. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church Stained Glass Window Fund.

There is a rosary service on Monday, June 5, 2023 10:00AM at the Dolan Funeral Home, Chelmsford, MA followed by funeral procession to Fairview Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA.

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