William A. Sheehan of Lowell, MA

 

William A. Sheehan, 88, of Lowell, MA died Friday December 16, 2016 at Lowell General Hospital.

Born in Lowell on Feb. 3, 1928, he was the son of the late John P. and Esther Sheehan. He graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1945.

He proudly served with the US Navy during WW II. He was honorably discharged in December of 1946.

William worked as a Machine Operator at General Electric for over 26 years before retiring in 1989. In his earlier years he worked for Talbot Mills and other Mills in the greater Lowell area.

He was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Lowell. He was an active member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 19 of Lowell and the American Legion Post 87 of Lowell.

He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of Crystal Springs Gold Club in Haverhill, MA. He also enjoyed ballroom dancing and was a member of the Come Alive After Five Club at Mostey’s in Lowell.

He is survived by his sister, Joan E. Fadden of Dracut; many nieces, nephews and friends in the greater Lowell area.

William was the brother of the late George Sheehan, Robert Sheehan, John Sheehan, Mildred Adams, Mable Moore and Florence Smith.

Visiting hours Monday 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday at 9A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 10A.M. at St. Patrick Church 282 Suffolk Street,  Lowell, MA . Burial in the St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.

Visitation

December 19, 2016
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

December 20, 2016
10:00 AM Mass
St. Patrick Church, Lowell
  1. Kevin McArdle says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mr Sheehan used to lock up the gate for GE across the street from my house. He always was nice and took time to speak with me when I was little. He was a wonderful person and will be missed

  2. Jerelyn Copeland says:

    Remember Bill from GE where I and my father worked. He was always a friendly and happy person.

  3. Ed McNeil says:

    Most sincere condolences to Bill’s family and friends. I knew Bill from many years at the AOH in Lowell. He was the chairman of the Emerald Isle Golf Classic Tournament. He was always cheerful and a guy to look up to for us younger guys at the Division. He will be missed.

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