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Mildred R. Sheehan


1920 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Mildred R. Sheehan

Horseheads - nee: Vesneske

Age 98 of Horseheads died September 13, 2018 at St. Joseph's Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility. She is survived by her children, Paula (Francis) Affeldt, Donna Sheehan, Tom Sheehan, Dale Sheehan; loving daughter-in-law, Betty Sheehan; 17 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; brother, Donald Vesneske; several nieces, nephews and cousins; predeceased by her husband of 70 years, Howard P.; son, Mark; sister, Jean Vesneske Catlin. Mildred is a communicant of St. Mary Our Mother Church, Horseheads, where she was very active in many church activities including the Altar & Rosary Society. She retired from Elmira City School District as an aid in the library at Parley Coburn Elementary School. Mildred enjoyed volunteer work in the community with her husband, including volunteering at the Clemens Center. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening and other activities. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Kalec Funeral Home on Sunday, September 23, from 3 to 5 p.m. A prayer service there Monday, September 24, at 9 a.m. followed by her Mass of Christian Burial in St. Casimir's Church, at 10 a.m., where she grew up, went to school, and was married. Interment to follow in Woodlawn National Cemetery. Those wishing may make a donation in Mildred's name to a .
Published in Star-Gazette on Sept. 20, 2018
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