Bernard "Ben" Sheridan

May 24, 1924 - July 27, 2019
Born in County Longford, Ireland
Resided in Bronx, New York
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home


Bernard “Ben” Sheridan, 95, of Bronx, NY, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, July 27, 2019.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 31 beginning with Visiting from 9:00 to 10:30 am, thence to St. Helen’s Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, NY.

Ben was one of 10 children born in County Longford, Ireland to Thomas and Anne (Higgins) Sheridan. He lived in the Bronx for many years, where he was a member of the Senior Citizens at St. Benedict’s Church.

Ben was the Owner of S&W Supermarket in Throgs Neck for 40 years, retiring in 1993.

Ben was a proud Irishman who especially loved Irish music and dancing. He will be remembered most fondly for his stories about the farm in Ireland, his dry humor and his love of a “delicious” meal shared with family and friends.

Ben was the beloved husband of the late Mary (Nee) Sheridan; the devoted father of the late Thomas Sheridan and his wife Nancy and Maureen Gallagher and her husband John; the cherished grandfather of Ryan, Sean and Meaghan Gallagher and Brian and Kevin Sheridan; the dear brother of Thomas Sheridan and loving uncle of many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in his memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA 23453.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
11:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery NY
10 West Stevens Avenue
Hawthorne, NY US 10532
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:00 PM


St. Jude Children's Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105-9959
Operation Smile
3641 Faculty Blvd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23453


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Matthew S. Perlmutter
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