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William James Sheridan

Obituary for William James Sheridan

September 23, 1938 - October 29, 2017
Lakemoor, Illinois | Age 79

Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather


William James Sheridan, age 79, of Lakemoor passed away on October 29, 2017, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington.
William was born on September 23, 1938 in Joliet, IL, the son of Harold and Genevieve Sheridan. He married the love of his life Rosemary Mares on September 2, 1961, at St. Odilo Catholic Church in Berwyn, IL.
William was a Korean War Veteran, proudly serving for the US Navy. He worked for Village of Schaumburg Public Works for 20 years. He was a loving father and grandfather. In his free time, he enjoyed drinking coffee and time with his dog Brandy. He will be sorely missed by many.
William is survived by his beloved wife Rosemary, his children: Sandy, Billy and Jenny; his grandchildren: Jake, Sarah and Kelsey; as well as his brothers Harry Sheridan, Tommy Sheridan, and Jimmy Sheridan.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Arlene.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 from 4pm to 8pm at Colonial Funeral Home 591 Ridgeview Dr. McHenry. Funeral Mass will take place on November 2, 2017 at 10am, St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 W Church St, Johnsburg, IL. Interment will be at 12:30pm at Woodlawn Cemetery in Forest Park IL.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be directed to St. John the Baptist Church 2302 W. Church St. Johnsburg IL 60051
For more information contact the funeral home at 815-385-0063 or visit at

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