Knobby Sheridan
April 20, 2005

Sheridan April 20, 2005 Donald F. "Knobby" Sheridan, 91, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully April 20 at St. Camillus Health & Rehabilitation Center. A native of Yonkers, NY, Mr. Sheridan lived in Syracuse 86 years. He retired in 1972 from the Syracuse Police Department with the rank of captain after 30 years of service. He was a graduate of North High School and the FBI. Academy in Washington, D.C. Mr. Sheridan was a communicant and Holy Name Member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church. He was a member of the Syracuse Police Benevolent Association, Police Retirees' Association, Pastime Athletic Club, and Tanner Valley Golf Club. Surviving are three children, a daughter Catherine Trahan of Catskill, NY, and two sons, Edward F. Sheridan and Dr. Donald T. Sheridan of Syracuse. Mr. Sheridan is also survived by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Mr. Sheridan was predeceased by his wife, Helen T. Sheridan, who passed away in 1977. Services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Edward J. Ryan & Son Funeral Home and 9:30 a.m. in St. Ann's Church on Onondaga Blvd. where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 3180 Bellevue Ave. Edward J. Ryan & Son Inc.
Published in the Syracuse Post Standard on 4/21/2005.