Jan. 1, 1943 – Sept. 5, 2018
John M. Sheehy, 75, of Owego, NY walked into the arms of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. John was born January 1, 1943. John was a graduate of Helena Cathedral High School and Carroll College. After college, he briefly taught science at Anaconda High School and then began a long and renowned career as a Nuclear and Environmental Chemist. Upon retirement he became an accomplished carpenter, coin, art collector and master of trivia/board games. John's focus was always on his family and he and Kitty relocated to their "green acres" in Owego, NY to be closer to their children and grand children.
John is predeceased by his parents, James J. and Mary E. Sheehy and sister Mary Jane. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Kathleen "Kitty" Sheehy; two sons and daughters - in - law, James (Jessie) Sheehy , Thomas (Shawna) Sheehy: daughter and son - in - law, Kathy and Rick Kuklish; five grandchildren, Heath, Jordyn, Rylan, Kian, Nolan; great-grandson Shaddix ; brother and sister-in-law Dennis (Janet) Sheehy and their children Katie Sheehy of Helena and Patrick (Leah) Sheehy of Auburn, Washington; and in-laws Pam (Tom) Morgan, Patty (Alan) Johnson, Mike (Aw Hwa) Carl and many nieces nephews and cousins.
Memorial Services will be held on September 22,2018 at 10:30 AM at the Living Water Baptist Church, 1199 Taylor Rd., Owego , NY with the Pastor Wayne Sibrava officiating. Condolences may be made to John's family at www. emfaheyfuneral home.com.