Annette M. Sullivan of Mashpee, a former resident of North Falmouth, died September 10 of natural causes. She was 101.

Born in Dorchester, she was the daughter of Annette M. Sullivan and Daniel J. Sullivan.

She was the widow of Herbert I. Sullivan. Following her marriage in 1945, she and her husband lived in Milton before moving to North Falmouth in 1985. They had been married for 61 years when he died in September 2007.

Ms. Sullivan had worked at the Boston Lying-In Hospital as an aide to a social worker. Later she worked at the State Attorney General’s office.

Living in Falmouth, she was a daily participant at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in North Falmouth as well as a lector, a member of the Altar Committee and president of the woman’s guild, in which she also spent many years as an active member. She received the Marian Medal for her dedicated service to the church.

She leaves four children, Judith Sullivan Fortin of Ipswich, Peter Sullivan of Juno Beach, Florida, Mary A. Sullivan of East Falmouth and Herbert I. Sullivan Jr. of Naples, Florida; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and extended family.

She was predeceased by her daughter Janine Wilson; as well as her brother and three sisters.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Wednesday, September 16, at St. Elizabeth Seton Church in North Falmouth.

Burial was at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

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