Albert Manson Sullivan, 81 of Charlotte died Monday, November 25, 2013 after a long illness. Albert was born in Binghamton, N.Y. on October 10, 1932 only child of the late Henry A. Sullivan and Lillian Manson Sullivan. He retired from Celanese and enjoyed being a greeter at BJ's Pineville for many years. He attended Carmel Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Katherine (Bergmann) Sullivan; daughters Carol (Bob) Chobot of Owego, N.Y. and Patricia (Joe) Bourke of Weddington, N.C. Grandchildren, Jason (Kasey) Chobot, Joshua (Danyell) Chobot, Sara Chobot and Brian Parker all of N.Y., Ashley Bourke and Zan Henry of N.C. and four great-grandchildren. Sisters-in-law, Bette Anderson El Cajon CA, Louise Dean Tucson AZ, Dot Kump Essex Jct. VT, Dottie Chris (Bobbie) TN; brothers-in law, Bob Neish Kirkwood NY, DeNeefe Logan Tucson AZ, Lance Bergmann (Barbara) IN, Stewart Bergmann (Jesse) Fla, Bill Bergmann (Cindy) Bainbridge N.Y. and many nieces and nephews. Albert graduated from Binghamton North High School and Harpur College. He moved to Charlotte in 1979. He served in the Navy four years during the Korean War as a radio man on the USS Waxbill. He was a member of Naval Warfare Association, Ancient Order of Hibernians and was a Shriner and 32nd degree Mason. He leaves behind his beloved feline companions, Hazel, Lucy, Timmie, Benjamin and Emery. The family will be forever grateful for the love and prayers of many, the exceptional care provided by Novant Hospice and Palliative Care, Charlotte and the continued support of the Carmel Presbyterian Family. A celebration of Albert's life will be held in the Spring of 2014. Arrangements under the direction of Carolina Funeral Service & Cremation Center. Online condolences may be made at