In Memory

Sylvester Raymond Sully Springer - Class Of 1946

Sylvester Raymond Sully Springer


Sylvester “Sully” R. Springer

May 10, 1928 - July 16, 2018

SOUTH BEND - Sylvester “Sully” R. Springer, 90, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 in the Center for Hospice Care, South Bend.

Sully was born May 10, 1928 in South Bend, to the late Michael and Gladys (Sloma) Springer. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Eugene Springer.

Survivors of Sully include his sons, Jeff (Judy) Springer & Greg Springer; grandchildren, Derrick Springer, Shauna Springer, Kyle (Cassie) Springer, and Justin Springer; and great-grandchildren, Sheadyn Springer, Andrew Rodgers, and Ryne Springer.

Sully honorably served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from the South Bend School Corporation as a painter. Sully was a parishioner of St. Jude Catholic Church, and a member of the VFW and American Legion Post 357. In high school he received the Kiwanis award and played baseball and football at Central High School. He then played fast pitch softball in the South Bend area for years. Sully coached for many teams at Southeast Little League and St. Jude's. He was very active with his children and grandchildren's sports and activities. Sully enjoyed fishing, watching Notre Dame and his beloved World Series Champions, the Chicago Cubs.

The family would like to thank the Center for Hospice in South Bend for the excellent comfort and care provided.

Visitation will be 4:00pm to 8:00pm Thursday, July 19, 2018 in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Rd. A Funeral Ceremony will be 10:00am Friday, July 20, 2018 in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to South East Little League, 301 Jackson Rd., South Bend, IN 46614 or Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

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