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Giffen-Mack Funeral Home & Cremation Centre

4115 Lawrence Ave East, West Hill, ON

OBITUARY

Brian Vincent Sheridan

January 4, 1942November 27, 2019

Brian Vincent Sheridan Born: January 4, 1942 in Dublin, Ireland. Passed: November 27, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

Peacefully at Scarborough Centenary Hospital, surrounded by family and friends, on Wednesday November 27, 2019, at the age of 77, after a lengthy illness. He fought the fight.

Loving husband to Angela (nee Hardy) Sheridan of 33 years. Brian leaves behind his sons Patrick (Lorie), Paul (Tari), his daughters Kyla, Dara (Brian), and his grandchildren Shayne, Aidan, Grace and Lily.

Beloved big brother to Jean (late Peter Sr.), and Ann (Jeremy). He was a wonderful brother-in-law to Barbara (Lindo), Dawna, Catherine (Wayne), Janet, and John (Darlene).

Loving uncle to Glenn (Manon), Melissa, Peter Jr. (Vanessa), Sarah, late Ryan, Katie, Shay, Samantha, Jimmy (Lauren), Christopher, Alexandra, Michael, Gordon, Stephen, and great-uncle to Chanel (Justin), Justine, Gabrielle, Maxim, Evelyn and Maelle. Father figure to Amanda (Mark) and Kelly.

He will be welcomed by his late parents Jack (Nola Boyer) and Irene Sheridan, his in-laws Gordon and Helen Hardy, as well as many others; he is not alone.

He will be missed by numerous friends and family members throughout Canada, Ireland and Australia; especially his close friends Simon, Clarence and Diane, his neighbours on Donshire Court, and throughout the West Rouge Community.

He was a vibrant member in his community; he was President of the West Rouge Community Association from 2003-2005 and continued to be on the board for a total of almost 2 decades served. He also helped create the Port Union Waterfront Trail, and was a volunteer in numerous community activities. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus at St Joseph’s Parish in Highland Creek after also being President of the Kinsmen Club in Pickering. Brian was an avid N-gauge model train hobbyist who enjoyed woodworking in his shop, sewing, gardening, and generally loved being in the outdoors.

Thanks to all the staff at Scarborough Centenary Hospital for their exceptional care and kindness; a special thanks to Dr. Hershkop, and the nurses on Margaret Birch Complex Care Wing.

Irish Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you,

May the wind be ever at your back,

May the sun shine warm upon your face,

And the rain fall softly on your fields,

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

May Brian’s soul and spirit rest in peace in the Lord's Kingdom.

Friends and family will be received at Giffen-Mack Funeral Home, located at 4115 Lawrence Ave E, Scarborough, M1E 2S2 (1 block west of Kingston Road). Visitation on Thursday December 5, 2019 4-8pm, and Friday December 6, 2019 at 10am. Funeral service to follow in the chapel at 11am. Celebration of life will be held at The Olde Stone Cottage Pub, located at 3750 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, M1J 3H5 after the service is complete.

Donations are welcome to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Chapel Visitation Friday, December 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, December 6, 2019

Memories

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Cathy Proulx

December 7, 2019

The world will never be the same without you my dearest brother-in-law Brian, but I am so very lucky to have had you in my life. You were one of a kind and have left your indelible mark on us all.
Love you now and always Brian.

Cathy

Matt Kaell

December 6, 2019

Angie & Family,

We are so very sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed when "Uncle Brian" would pop into the store. Sending our sincerest and deepest condolences to you and your family.

Matt, Graham, Martin, Sven and the staff at Pool Mates

Ruth Murphy

December 5, 2019

Dear Angie, Kyla and Dara
Our sincere condolences in the passing of your husband and dad. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers always and may the love of family and friends give you strength.
Hugs Ruth and Rob xo

Leeta Balack

December 5, 2019

My deepest condolences to the family. It was a pleasure knowing Brian and being his hairdresser for all these years. I will surely miss seeing him every month ....My prayers are with the Sheridan family that God will grant you peace an comfort as you mourn the passing of our dear Brian.
Matthew 5 : 4 ..Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Abi Yousufi

December 4, 2019

My deepest condolences to Angie Sheridan and her family, you are in my thought and prayers at this difficult time.
Abi

Paul and Andrea Enright

December 4, 2019

Dear Patrick, Lorie and family,
We were very sorry to hear of the passing of Patrick's father. Please accept our deepest sympathy during this very sad time. Love to you all,
Paul & Andrea

Dawna Hardy

December 3, 2019

You will forever be in our hearts and our thoughts... will miss you always and think of you often Big Bri... x

Love Dawaana...x

Jackie Nixon

December 3, 2019

My heartfelt condolences go out to all. May the beautiful memories help to ease your pain. God's speed Brian.

Much love from the Nixon family

Liz and Lutz Walther

December 2, 2019

Brian will be missed by so many. We were fortunate to live next door to him for 30 years. He was a very active member in the community. Brian always had a big smile on his face, time to talk and a nice word for you when you walked through Kirkdene Park. We will miss seeing him working around the house, playing with his girls and sitting at the front of house having a drink with Angie and friends.. R.I.P. neighbour. You will be very much missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY