1497122_profile_picAnntonette L. “Ann” (Etre) Sullivan, 69, a longtime Worcester and Auburn resident, passed away on Saturday, January 10, 2015 after a long battle with lung cancer.

Ann is survived by her loving husband of forty-eight years, Kenneth R. Sullivan, Sr.; her son, Kenneth R. Sullivan, Jr. and his wife Danielle of Worcester; her daughter, Kelly A. Landgren and her husband Jeffrey of Holden; four grandchildren, Bryan and Shawn Landgren of Holden and Madeline and Olivia Sullivan of Worcester; a brother, Alphonse V. “Butch” Etre, Jr. of Chatham; two sisters, Debra A. Morse and Jacqueline A. Howe both of Worcester; and many nieces and nephews.

Ann was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Alphonse V. and Helen E. (Gaulin) Etre and graduated from Worcester Girls Trade School. She worked as a phlebotomist for over thirty years at both the Fallon Clinic in Millbury and Adcare where she also worked in the pharmacy. She was a member of Saint John’s Church; loved going to the casino, vacationing to Cape Cod and Florida with her family, going to the beach and hanging with the cousins, but her greatest enjoyment was her grandchildren.

Services for Ann will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation St., Worcester with her funeral mass to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. in Saint John’s Church, 40 Temple St., Worcester. Burial will be held privately. A period of calling hours will be held on Wednesday, January 14th from 4-7 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in honor of Ann can be made to: American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 6060. To share your thoughts and memories of Ann, please visit her personal guestbook at www.mercadantefuneral.com.