John P. Sheridan, 79, of Nicholson, PA, died Sunday, April 4, 2021 at home surrounded by his family following a short battle with cancer. His wife is the former Alberta Courtright. They were married June 23, 1986.
Born August 11, 1941 in Lenoxville, PA, he was the son of the late Ralph and Audrey Allen Sheridan.
John was a graduate of Harford High School and worked at Gentex Corporation, Simpson, PA. He retired as a cutter in the local garment industry after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Clifford United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening.
He is survived by three sons: John Sheridan and wife, Mel of Jermyn, PA, Thomas and Kevin Sheridan, both at home; three step sons: Albert Barney and William Barney, both of Scranton, PA and John Barney, III. and wife, Donna of Nicholson, PA; two step daughters: Cindy Sikora and husband, Jeff of Shickshinny, PA and Nancy Wallace and husband, Rich of Clifford Township, PA; one brother: Aubrey Sheridan and wife, Idola of Lakewood, PA; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by a brother: Russell Sheridan; sister: Bertha Smallacombe; and grandson: Edward Young, Jr.
A graveside service was held Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Clifford Valley Cemetery, Main Street, Clifford, PA, officiated by Rev. Frank Bissol.
Arrangements were under the care of the Shifler-Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Clifford, PA.