His wife, the former Joni Stefanick, whom he married Sept. 29, 1979, died May 30, 2002. Besides his mother, Ethel Sheridan of Austintown, he leaves his son, Ryan Sheridan of Lakewood, a brother, Tom (Susan) Sheridan of Boardman, a sister, Jill (Chuck) Burley of Austintown, and his mother-in-law, Tillie Stefanick of Youngstown.
Besides his father and his wife, Rick was preceded in death by his daughter, Erika J. Sheridan.
The family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Poland, OH 44514 or the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association of Ohio, 4075 W. 226th St., Fairview Park, OH 44126.
The family would like to thank Dr. Thomas Albani for the compassionate care given to Rick and the kindness he showed to his family.
RICHARD F. SHERIDAN, 59