Mary Marcia Sullivan


Mary Marcia Sullivan of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, passed away Monday, July 4, 2022, to be with the Lord she so loved. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, September 21, 1938, to Charles and Margaret Trautmann, she graduated from The Summit Country Day School in 1956 and from Our Lady of Cincinnati College (now Xavier University) in 1960.

Marcia is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Jack; son, John II and his daughter; daughter, Jennifer and her husband, Atty. John C. McMillan II and their six children; daughter, Julie and her husband, Dr. James J. Guerra and their three daughters.

She also leaves three brothers Charles, Christopher and Nicholas, and a sister, Nancy.

Marcia was a prominent Cincinnati interior designer. She was a model and was selected by the Junior Chamber of Commerce to represent them as Miss Cincinnati. She married John (Jack) Sullivan and moved to Houston, Texas, where their son John II was born.

They subsequently lived in Evanston, IL.; Greenwich, CT. (where daughters Jennifer and Julie were born), Cos Cob, CT.; Sudbury, MA.; Wayne, IL.; and Devon, PA. where they lived for 15 years after Jack became Director of Sales, Transportation, Distribution, Engineering Services and Customer Service for the Industrial Chemical operations of the FMC Corp. They were formerly active golf and social members of the Nashawtuc Country Club of Concord, MA.; St. Charles Country Club of St. Charles, IL.; Overbrook Golf Club of Bryn Mawr, PA. and Sawgrass Country Club of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

Marcia was a very active leader in the Pro-Life movement in the Philadelphia area. She was a great wife and mother and was well liked by everyone. She and Jack moved to the Sawgrass Country Club in 1993 where they were golf and social members for several years. Marcia was a lifelong devout Catholic and was involved in many church activities at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church where she was a Eucharistic Minister, Nocturnal Adorer, Lector and Usher.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, with burial in San Lorenzo Cemetery following the service.

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