The annual Sullivan Family Reunion

 The annual Sullivan Family Reunion was held on Aug. 1 at the American Legion pavilion.

Tracy (Peterson) Warren

Tracy (Peterson) Warren spruces up a section 2 sign at St. Thomas Cemetery as part of a work bee during the reunion.

The descendants of Mandy and John Sullivan gathered for the annual Sullivan Family Reunion on Aug. 1.

With the Peterson family as hosts this year, the day started at 9 a.m. at St. Thomas Cemetery, 13544 Lovell Road, Corry.

Sullivan reunion

A work crew made up of reunion attendees removes a dead tree from the front of St. Thomas Cemetery.

Derek Peterson used his climbing skills to take down a dead tree at the front of the cemetery. The work crew removed dead tree limbs, trimmed foundation bushes around the chapel, reset six headstones that had fallen over and repainted section signs.  

The work bee was a great success even though there were fewer helpers this year due to COVID-19 concerns.  

The rain even held off until the work was done.  

Connie (Peterson) O'Connell, left, aunt Gerri Cragg, center, and Tracy (Peterson) Warren.

Connie (Peterson) O'Connell, left, aunt Gerri Cragg, center, and Tracy (Peterson) Warren pose for a photo during the family reunion.

The afternoon festivities of a pot luck lunch, auction and business meeting were held at the American Legion pavilion. 

Sullivan reunion work bee

Abbey Fish, left, who is engaged to Kyle Amy; Joe Amy, center; and Kelly Cragg work together to reset a headstone at the cemetery.

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