Shay Sullivan Obituary, Death – On June 11, 2023, in Plaistow, New Hampshire, Shay Patrick Sullivan, who was a dedicated husband, father, and son, died away in a peaceful passing while surrounded by his loving family. Shay was a devoted teacher who has devoted his entire life to the field of education. He was born in Methuen, Massachusetts, on July 6, 1978. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, he began his professional career working as a reporter for the Longboat Key Observer.
After that, he went on to acquire a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. After that, he worked for 14 years as an English teacher at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School in Haverhill, where he discovered that he could find great joy in leading and motivating young minds. Shay’s dedication to education extended far beyond the confines of the classroom, as evidenced by the fact that he was proud to serve as President of the Teacher’s Union.
He took great pride in the role that he played in guiding and influencing the lives of his pupils. Shay’s life had a profound influence on the lives of his family, friends, and the innumerable students he taught throughout the course of his career. He leaves behind a legacy of love and inspiration. He is left by his devoted wife Gabriella, his cherished daughter Savannah, his father Charles Boover and stepmother Nancy Boover of Hampton, New Hampshire, his mother Gail Sullivan and stepfather Joseph LeBlanc of Haverhill,
his brothers Jordan, Ryan, and Tyler Boover, and his mother-in-law and father-in-law. He was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and graduated from Haverhill High School. His brother-in-law John Grasso and his sister-in-law Denise Grasso His sisters-in-law Tiana Rick and her husband Andrew, Gayle Kaniclides and her husband Jim, and his brothers-in-law Jonathan Grasso and his wife Kristen, Kevin Grasso and his wife Susan, and Timothy Grasso were all in attendance.
In addition, he leaves behind a large number of nieces and nephews, all of whom held a very special place in his heart.On the 20th of June, 2023, at eleven in the morning, a memorial ceremony will be held in the North Parish of Unitarian Universalist Church in North Andover. The final resting place will be in Ridgewood Cemetery in North Andover after the funeral.