James Sullivan

James P. “Sully” Sullivan, 80, of Westchester and formerly of Brookfield, died on Nov. 23, 2016. 

He was born on March 17, 1936, and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked as a maintenance manager for a transportation company, and was well-known locally as the head coach of the Brookfield National Little League softball teams that played in – and won — the 1985 Little League World Series.

Mr. Sullivan is survived by siblings, Dennis (Gwen) Sullivan, Mary (John) Maher, Joan (John) Miller, Daniel (Mary Margaret) Hull, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Eileen Sullivan (nee Chambers); his daughter, Kellie Sullivan; and his brother, Edward (the late Barbara) Sullivan.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 29 at St. Louise de Marillac Church in LaGrange Park, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside. 

Memorial donations are appreciated to St. Barbara Food Pantry, 9300 47th St., Brookfield, 60513. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.