Obituary for SHEEHAN

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday September 02, 2010

Pat Sheehan, 91, was born on November 8, 1918, in Twin Falls, Idaho and died on August 27, 2010 at The Retreat in Rio Rancho, NM. He is survived by his daughter, Kathleen Steinert, of Fayetteville, Arkansas and his son and daughter-in-law, Timothy M. and Scottie S. Sheehan. Pat was preceded in death by the love of his life, his bride of fifty seven years, Julianne Sheldon Sheehan. Together they enjoyed creating a beautiful, energetic family of four: Julianne, Kathleen, Timothy, and Patricia. Sadly, Pat was also preceded in death by two of his daughters Julianne Brienza and Patricia Mary Sheehan. Over time, Pat was blessed with many grand-children and great-grandchildren. Pat opened his own law firm here in Albuquerque and practiced many of his 50 years side by side with his son, Timothy. Much of this time Pat served in the Air Force Reserves attaining the rank of Brigadier General. He and his precious wife, Julie travelled extensively. They visited each of the fifty states, all of the provinces of Canada, the states of Mexico and all seven continents. The Celebration of his life will be hosted in the Palm Chapel at Daniels Family Mortuary, 1100 Coal Avenue, SE at 11: 00 a.m. on Thursday morning, September 2, 2010 followed by burial at Fairview Memorial Park, 700 Yale Blvd., SE. The family wishes to give special thanks to Vanessa Bridges, Pat's very treasured caregiver, Ricardo Ortega, M.D. and the many wonderful caregivers at The Retreat. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Equal Access to Justice, P.O. Box 92860, Albuquerque, NM 87199. Online condolences can be submitted at: www.danielsfuneral.com. Services have been entrusted to: Daniels Family Funeral Services 1100 Coal Ave SE Albuquerque, NM 87106 505-842-8800

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