Beverly J. (Reel) Sullivan

Oct 11, 1936 - Mar 1, 2014

Beverly J. (Reel) Sullivan, 77, of Sandusky, passed away late Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Stein Hospice Care Center.

She was born Oct. 11, 1936, in Washington, Pa., to Albert and Ruthie (Dilts) Reel. Beverly worked for the Sortino family’s hotels for over 30 years. She enjoyed watching birds, feeding the squirrels, her dogs, and baking and cooking. Most of all, Beverly loved spending time with her family.

Beverly is survived by her daughters, Terri (Sullivan) Taylor and Kimberly Sullivan, both of Sandusky; daughter-in-law, Candy (Pruitt) Sullivan of Sandusky; grandson whom she raised as a son, Charlie (Dawn) Nickles of Sandusky; grandson, Curtis Sullivan of Sandusky; nine other grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; brothers, Gary (Doris) Reel of Fremont, and Randy Reel of Sandusky; special sister-in-law, Carol Reel of Sandusky; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Sullivan; children, Debbie Sullivan, Chuck Sullivan, and Vicki (Sullivan) Nickles; a great-grandson in infancy; brothers, Kenny, Bill, and Dick Reel; and sisters-in-law, Grace and Pauline Reel.

Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, and again from 10 a.m. Thursday, March 6, until funeral services at 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Castalia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Beverly’s name to her family, or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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