Mr. Sheridan was born in Lancha Plana, where Camanche Reservoir now stands. He joined the U.S. Army and later the Air Force, serving 22 years and retiring as a master sergeant in 1967. He settled in Lodi and worked for the San Joaquin Parks and Recreation Department until his retirement.
Mr. Sheridan lived in Tracy from 2002 to 2008.
Survivors include his companion, Francelina Sheridan; three daughters, Mari Taormina, and her husband, Sam, Carole Dyska, and her husband, Irv, and Mary Louise Rainey, and her husband, Dave; two sons, Joe Sheridan, and his wife, Tamara, and John Valadao, and his wife, Candy; a sister, Florence; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were two sons, Dave Sheridan and Gary Sheridan; his parents, Catherine Anne (Kern) and Joseph Sheridan; five sisters, May, Jane, Rose, Eleanor and Edna; five brothers, Woodrow, Charles, Calvin, Patrick, and Ferd; and a grandson.
Friday’s service will begin at 11 a.m. at Cherokee Memorial Park, at Harney Lane and Highway 99, in Lodi. Lodi Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Glen View Cemetery, 900 Victor Road, Lodi, CA 95240.
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