Thomas F. Sheridan, a retired Electrical Engineer, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 8, 2013. Tom was born and raised in South Boston. He was a graduate of South Boston High School. He then enlisted into the Navy to serve in World War II. After the war, he was able to attend Northeastern University, where he earned his Engineering Degree. Tom and his wife of 50 years, moved to Burlington in October of 1963. He worked as an Electrical Engineer at Hanscom Air Force Base specializing in Radar and Guidance systems.
Tom was a very humble man who lived his life very modestly. He enjoyed working around his home and maintaining his yard. He was an avid reader with history and politics being some of his favorite books. He was a longtime parishioner at St. Margaret’s Church. He was a BVRC volunteer, which assisted in emergency preparedness for the Town of Burlington. Tom was also a member of the Burlington American Legion and Knights of Columbus.
Tom was the loving husband of Martha M. (Stanton) Sheridan. He was the loving father of Thomas J. Sheridan & his wife Amy of Birch Bay, WA, John P. Sheridan & his wife Joanne of Essex, and Mary Sheridan of Essex. He was the brother of Martin Sheridan of Somerville, the late John Sheridan and Bernard Sheridan. Tom was the proud grandfather of Shane, Jasmyne, Zachary, Eliana, Leah, Jacob, Joshua, and Johnny Sheridan.
Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn St., BURLINGTON (exit 34 off Rt. 128/95, Woburn side) on Saturday, September 14 at 9 a.m. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Margaret’s Church, 111 Winn St., Burlington at 10 a.m. Visiting hours Friday from 4-8 p.m. Interment in Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. Remembrances in Tom’s name may be made to the Jeanne Jugan Residence, 186 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143.