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John Sheehan, Jr.

Obituary of John Ward Sheehan, Jr.

John Ward Sheehan, Jr. Willsboro - John Ward Sheehan, Jr., 49, of Corlear Drive, Willsboro, died unexpectedly Monday, March 29, 2010 at his home. He was born in Plattsburgh, December 17, 1960, the son of John Ward, Sr. and Ramona (Pinchin) Sheehan. John grew up in Willsboro and attended Willsboro Central School. Following school John, with the support of his parents, expanded the family business. John W. Sheehan & Sons, Inc. has been operating under John, with his sons, Travis and Trevor, at his side. It will continue under their direction, with his daughter Trisha joining them. John was a member of the Keeseville Elks Lodge #2072 in Keeseville. He was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, and spending time at his hunting lodge, but his true love was being with his family. Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Lorilee (Morse) Sheehan, whom he married July 9, 1982 at St. Joseph's Church in Essex; his three children, Travis John Sheehan and his fianc, Heather Potter, Trisha Jam Sheehan and her companion, Matthew Lavallee, Trevor John Sheehan and his companion, Katie Baker, all of Willsboro; his mother, Ramona Sheehan of Willsboro; his sister and brother-in-law, Colleen Sheehan and Jack Doody of Wayne, Pennsylvania; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jim and Marsha (Lobdell) Morse; sister-in-law, Kim Murphy of Keene; brother-in-law, Willy Murphy of Willsboro; two nephews, Josh and Joey Murphy; one niece, Jenny Murphy; two aunts, Ruth Baker and Martha DeSoto; and his loyal companion and sidekick, Zeus. He was predeceased by his father, John Ward Sheehan, Sr., August 24, 2001. Calling hours will be held Saturday, April 3, 2010 from 1 to 5pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, April 5, 2010 at 10am at St. Philip of Jesus Church in Willsboro with Rev. James A. Delbel, Rev. Scott R. Seymour, and Rev. Joseph W. Elliott, presiding. Burial will follow in the Calvary cemetery in Willsboro. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the John W. Sheehan, Jr. community memorial. Checks may be made to the John W. Sheehan, Jr. Memorial Fund. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or may be mailed to PO Box 765, Willsboro, NY, 12996. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. 643-9055
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