GySgt Thomas Sullivan’s funeral arrangements

GySgt. Sullivan was one of five military members killed in a shooting in Tennessee

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – We now know the funeral arrangements for Marine Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan. The family released a message Wednesday night thanking everyone for the outpouring of support.

While announcing the arrangements through their attorney, the Sullivan family emphasized once again that GySgt Sullivan’s funeral will be private and restricted to family, friends and dignitaries only. They expressed hope that everyone would respect their privacy as they grieve. They also repeated that they have no plans to speak to the media.

Visiting hours for GySgt Sullivan will be at T.P. Sampson Chapel of Acres, 21 Tinkham Road in Springfield on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10:30 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, 219 Plumtree Road in Springfield. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main Street in Agawam.

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