Robert M. Sheridan

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“I lived a few houses away from Bobby on Harvard Street in Melrose a long time ago...I always remember how cute, kind and friendly he always was. He...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: Arleen (Cieplik) Harris - FL

“To Jeannie and her family: sending my most heartfelt condolences for your loss. Having been part of your life, Jeannie for those precious formative...Read More »
2 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear about Bob's sudden passing. All his family and friend are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: Trina Picardi - MA

“Dear Charlie, Louise and Sheridan Family. Our deepest sympathies to you and the family on your brother Bob's passing. You are in our thoughts and...Read More »
4 of 31 | Posted by: Marcia and David Hoffman - FL

“From working with Bob I saw what a great guy he was:so centered, honest, generous & kind. I could tell that his family meant the world to him. He...Read More »
5 of 31 | Posted by: Joanne Whitehouse - Salem, MA

“Dear Jean and Family...We have known Bob since our days at Washington School in Melrose, played a lot of hockey together through high school, and...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Pete and Dick Greenlaw - NJ

“I was Bob's insurance agent for his business for many years. His business was my first sale, and he always enjoyed that fact. He was from the old...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: Carol Bailey - Gardner, MA

“Nobody could make English muffin pizzas like uncle BobNobody could make English muffin pizzas like uncle Bob. ”
8 of 31 | Posted by: sheridan camp nieces and nephews - CA

“I am deeply saddened by Bobby's sudden passing. I remember him as a kind,patient,easy-going and down-to-earth person from the times we shared many...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Carol Baker - Dedham, MA

“Dearest Jean - words cannot express my sorrow. Bob was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. I always enjoyed...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Joyce (Gilfeather) Marino - MA

“Our heartfelt sympathies go out to Bob's family from all who have known him through our 20+ year relationship. Bob operated his business always with...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Bob Osnoe - Cromwell, CT

“I had the great pleasure of meeting Bob and Jean just a few weeks ago.His lovely Daughter Katie married my Grandson Dustin.You could see the love he...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Marcia Schepici - Braintree, MA

“To all of Bobs family and friends I just want to say how sorry I am for your loss.I knew Bob over the last 15 years or so from playing many spirited...Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Bob Wyman - PORT SAINT LUCIE, FL

“Dear Jean and Family,I just heard of the passing of Bobby, What a wonderful Man, Father and Husband. Many years ago as we were good friends do I...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Rosemary Shay Beckford - MA

“I am so shocked and saddened to hear about Bob's sudden and untimely passing. I knew him in business for over thirty years. He was a man of...Read More »
15 of 31 | Posted by: Steven Arcanti - Boston, MA

“Bob was a pioneer in the Systems Integration business in New England and will be missed. His work was well respected by his collegues whether...Read More »
16 of 31 | Posted by: Tom Allen

“Dear Sheridan Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Bob played in the Bradford Golf League. I've known and admired Bob both as a real gentleman and...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Don Fumia - Haverhill, MA

“We are so sad for all,words cannot express the sadness for your loss of a truly wonderful man. He is leaving a great space in our hearts. ”
18 of 31 | Posted by: Sally and Jack Kenney - Ipswich, MA

“Our hearts go out to you and your family. Bob was such a great person and so beloved by his family. We will miss him. Sending our thoughts and...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: The kenney Family - Julie, Sean and Allison - MA

“Rob, sorry to hear of your Father's passing. Hope you get through this difficult time. ”
20 of 31 | Posted by: John Bandera - hingham, MA - none

“I also new Bob on a professional level. He was always a pleasure to talk with and work with . He will be missed. He was one of the Good guysMike...Read More »
21 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“I was so sorry to hear of your loss. The thoughts of many are with you at this time of sorrow. ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: A friend

“Rob and FamilyOur thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult timeColleen, Paul and Quinn Sainato ”
23 of 31 | Posted by: Colleen Quinn Sainato - Nahant, MA

“I new Bob on a professional level and he will be missed. Prayers and thoughts to his family. ”
24 of 31 | Posted by: Sam Lacasse - Dedham, MA

“So sorry for your loss ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Helen Powers/Phillips - Milford, NH

“Bob will be in my heart always. Fond memories of family gatherings,his gentle smile, and the kindness he showed to my family when life was most...Read More »
26 of 31 | Posted by: Joyce A. Babcock Sheridan - Ayer, MA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a real gentleman and just a great person who will be sorely missed by everyone. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Prendergast Family - Melrose, MA

“sorry for your loss ”
28 of 31 | Posted by: ralpg ventola - reaging, MA

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
30 of 31 | Posted by: John W., John H.Gately, Fred Sprague & Steve Bartholomew - MA

“I fondly remember Bob from Melrose High School. He was "64" I was "65" class, but we shared some classes together. Always a Smile & handsome too....Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Jeannie Schmidt - Middleton, MA

Robert M. Sheridan passed away suddenly at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, on Monday, November 19, 2012. He was only 66 years of age. Robert was born in Stoneham on July 13, 1946 to the late Joseph & Marie (Festa) Sheridan, he was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School, Class of 1964. A lifelong resident of Melrose, Robert was the founder and owner of Sheridan Engineering in Peabody for the last 29 years. Mr. Sheridan enjoyed his summer trips to Ogunquit, Maine, was an avid golfer and liked playing at the Bradford Country Club. Robert was a kindhearted, warm and gentle man who always placed his family first and will be sorely missed. Mr. Sheridan was the devoted husband of 47 years to Jean M. (Park) Sheridan. Beloved father of Kimberly J. Cornelius & her husband William of Melrose, Robert M. Sheridan Jr. & his wife Kathleen of Ipswich, and Kathryn M. Sheridan-Schepici & her husband Dustin Schepici of CA. Cherished grandfather of Matthew & Olivia Cornelius and Lillian & Margaret Sheridan. Loving brother of Barbara Morrison of Melrose, Marie Copp of Melrose, Richard Sheridan of Nashua, NH, Charles Sheridan of Melrose, James Sheridan of Danvers, Joseph Sheridan of Raymond, NH, Sandra Crowley of Melrose & the late Joan Ross. Also survived by numerous nieces & nephews. Funeral from the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Saturday, November 24th at 8AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Church, Herbert St. Melrose at 9AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours Friday from 4:00-8:00PM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in Memory of Robert Sheridan, 20 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 or use this link: