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OBITUARY

Genevieve Rose Sheridan

June 22, 1927March 22, 2021

Genevieve R. Sheridan

Beloved wife of the late Peter B. Sheridan, Jr. passed away peacefully on Monday, March 22, 2021 at the age of 93. She leaves a legacy of achievement including raising five children, restoring a Victorian Arlington home and garden, becoming a Herb expert and then resuming her education to complete Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees. Subsequently she spent the next 30 years teaching, traveling the world with students and imparting her love of art history. Jennie never stopped learning or lecturing and she generously enriched the lives of many. She will be deeply missed by her loving family. She is survived by her children, Peter (Kate), Rebecca (Mike), Victoria (Greg), Philip (Margie) and Janet (Eric); and her seven grandchildren, Rachel (Ik), Mark, Thomas (Ingrid), Brian (Kayley), Eaton, Austin, and Lena; plus her six great-grandchildren, Elsie, Caroline, Leo, Henry, Charlie and Clark. A viewing will be held on May 6 from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Murphy Funeral Home, 4510 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22203. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday May 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More, 3901 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, VA 22203. Interment Fairfax Memorial Park.

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Published in The Washington Post on Apr. 8, 2021.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

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