Robert C. "Munchkin" Sheridan

Master Sgt. Robert "Munchkin" C. Sheridan, U.S. Army, retired, of Scranton, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at Linwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following an illness. His wife is the former Carmen Cruz. The couple married June 20, 1970.

Born in Perth Amboy, N.J., he was the son of Bernadette Phillips Sheridan, Carteret, N.J. and the late Clarence Sheridan. He was educated in New Jersey schools and proudly served in the United States Army Special Forces for more than 23 years, serving several tours of duty all over the world, including Panama, other Central American countries, and also Europe and the Middle East. He was a member of the American Legion and St. Peter's Cathedral, Scranton.

Also surviving are a daughter, Colleen Neveroski and husband, Robert Jr., Scranton; two sons, Robert Sheridan and fiancée, Jamie Eastwood, Old Forge; and Joseph Peter Sheridan, serving with the U.S. Navy in California; a sister, Kathryn and husband, Richard Joel Petrocy, Carteret, N.J.; grandchildren, America, Ellis and Ryan Saxe; a nephew, Jordan Perocy; and an uncle.

The funeral will be Saturday from the Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc., 1030 North Main Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Cathedral, 315 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Interment with full military honors, Cathedral Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Please visit www.solfanellifiorillofuner for information, directions or to send an online condolence.

Funeral Home

Solfanelli-Fiorillo Funeral Home
1030 N Main Ave Scranton, PA 18508
(570) 344-6512

Published in Scranton Times on July 18, 2013