2009-03-07 / Obituaries

Larry L. Sheridan

Larry L. Sheridan, age 63, of Thornville, passed away peacefully at his residence on Friday, February 27, 2009. He was born on January 26, 1946, in Lancaster, to the late Richard and Margaret (Stalter) Sheridan.

He was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Buckeye Lake. He graduated from Bishop Fenwick High School Class of '64; received a Bachelor's in General Studies from Ohio University, an Associate Degree in Nursing from Hocking Tech, Masters Degree in Hospital Administration from Central Michigan, and an Associate Degree from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He worked as a R.N. at Hocking Valley Hospital in Logan and later at Grant Hospital in Columbus.

Larry was a life member of the Thornville American Legion Post 342, where he served as financial officer for many years. He was also a life member of the AmVets Post 51 in Thornport. Larry served as p resident for several organizations, including the Hebron Business Association, Fairfield Kiwanis, Thornville Lions Club, and OFDA District 13, where he was also the Southeastern Regional Director. He was a past chairman of the Thornville Planning and Zoning Board.

His true passion was in the funeral business; he worked at Adams Funeral Home in Akron, Clyde E. Thompson Funeral Home in Duncan Falls, OH, Botkins Funeral Home in Bellaire, OH, and Sheridan Funeral Home in Lancaster. He finally settled down in 1985 at the Boring-Sheridan Funeral Homes with original locations in Baltimore, Bremen, Hebron, and Thornville, where he served as the owner for nearly 25 years.

Larry is survived by his son, Craig M. (Angie) Sheridan; grandchildren, Makayla Marie and Caden Michael Sheridan; stepfather, Paul Lonergan; sistersin law, Cicely (Frank) Steffen and Cathy Ryan; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary "Cammie" Sheridan, in 2005; and sister, Therese R. Sheridan.

A funeral mass was held March 3, 2009, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Buckeye Lake. Burial immediately followed the service at the Lutheran Reformed Cemetery in Thornville.

Online condolences to: www. boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com

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