Robert P. Sheridan passed quietly at St. Luke's Hospital on August 10, 2019, his daughter by his side.
Robert (Bob) was born at Fordham Hospital in the Bronx and was raised in Parkchester. He attended St. Raymond's Elementary and Cardinal Hayes High School. Soon after graduating he enlisted in the Air Force serving the Korean War, from July 26, 1951-July 25, 1955. Trained as a Turret System Mechanic, stationed in Colorado where he married Marie (Fetcho) Sheridan also from the Bronx. The pair would have been married sixty-five years September 11, 2019. During his service he was honored with the National Defense of Service Medal and his Character of Separation was Honorable. Bob continued his education at RCA Institute where he graduated as a Technical Assistant Radio Engineer. He later worked as a Purchasing Agent in the field of Electronics until his retirement. In retirement Bob loved to sit on his porch and welcome friends or drive about town stopping to chat about everything and anything. He will be missed by all who had the privilege to know him.
Bob is pre-deceased by his Father Patrick V. Sheridan, his mother Juliette (Leroux) Sheridan-Liddell, his brother-in-law Raymond Burkhardt, his daughter-in-law Dianna (Helliwell) Sheridan, his son-in-law Gerard Gargiulo, his wife Marie. He is survived by his sister Pauline (Sheridan) Burkhardt, of Orchard Park, NY, nephew David Burkhardt, his wife Allyson (Marsiglia) Burkhardt of Washington, DC and their children Mia and Tyler, niece Susan (Burkhardt) Steele, her husband Rick of McClean, VA and their son Tanner. Children Christopher Sheridan of Kingston, WA, his wife Danielle (Manulani) Sheridan, granddaughters Megan and Raelynn Sheridan, also of Kingston, WA, daughter Jennifer (Sheridan) Gargiulo and grandson Gerard C. Gargiulo, both of Highland Falls, NY.
A mass of Christian Burial will be held at Blessed Sacrament Chapel in Fort Montgomery on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. Robert will then be laid to rest at The Gate of Heaven Cemetery in the Bronx.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association: Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter
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