ORONO – Daniel L. Sullivan, 84, died March 7, 2012, at an Orono health care facility after a short illness. He was born Aug. 16, 1927, in Orono, the son of Daniel and Gladys (LaBree) Sullivan.

Daniel graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic School, Orono, class of 1945, and then joined the U.S. Navy. He worked for Doug’s Shop ‘n Save and Hannaford, retiring in 1993. Daniel was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Orono, and was a member of Orono American Legion.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Kathleen “Peachy” (Dall) Sullivan of Orono; his sister and husband, Beverly and Fred Wallace of Scarborough; his “best buddy,” Emma Libby of Orono; several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at a later date. Services by Orono Chapel of Brookings-Smith, 72 Main St., Orono. Condolences to the family may be expressed at

www.BrookingsSmith.com.