Sheehan, Mark L.
Horseheads: Age 64, passed away very unexpectedly on Saturday, June 2, 2012 in Brooksville FL doing what he loved. Mark was born in Elmira on February 3, 1948. He was a son of Mildred (Vesneske) Sheehan of Horseheads and the late Howard P. Sheehan. In addition to his mother, Mark is survived by his wife of 45 years Betty Long Sheehan; sons and daughter-in-law, Marc Sheehan, Rochester NY, Sean and Becky Sheehan, Spring Hill FL; grandchildren, Kiley, Brandon, Gavin, Emma, Brooke, Madilyn, Olivia and Bryn; sisters and brother-in-law, Paula and Francis Affeldt, Rock Steam NY, Donna Sheehan, Horseheads; brothers, Thomas Sheehan, Ocala FL and Dale Sheehan, Horseheads; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Edgar and Katy Wheeler, Thousand Oaks CA; along with several nieces, nephews, cousins, and all his good cycling friends. Mark was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1969 to 1971. He attended Corning Community College and Cornell University. Mark was recently retired from NYSEG with 37 years of service. He had a great love for life. Mark was an avid bicyclist who would spend hours riding with Betty and various cycling clubs. He was a member of the NRA and the Viper Club of America. Family and friends are invited to McInerny Funeral Home, corner of W. Water and Walnut Streets, on Saturday, June 9, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 5:30 p.m. At the conclusion of services, military honors will be accorded. Donations in Mark's memory may be directed to the Chemung County S.P.C.A., Route 352, Elmira NY 14903.
Published in Star-Gazette from Jun. 7 to Jun. 9, 2012.