July 26, 2017 at 2:30pm

Memorial for Lois Holcomb Sheehan ’40

Lois Sheehan, 98, of Westminster died July 26 in Buffalo, New York. The family will receive visitors at Pritts Funeral Home, 412 Washington Road, Westminster on Wednesday, August 2 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Westminster Cemetery. Mrs. Sheehan was born November 30, 1918 in Oakley, Illinois. She was the daughter of Reed M. and Marie Myers Holcomb. Her marriage to Walter A. Sheehan occurred July 23, 1944 in Decatur, Illinois. He predeceased her in 1987. She was also predeceased by two sisters and two brothers. She is also survived by a daughter Jill M. Wiles of Buffalo, NY, a son Mark A. Sheehan of Dundalk, three grandchildren and great granddaughter Finley Adams. Mrs. Sheehan graduated from Cerro Gordo Illinois High School in 1936 and then attended Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. She taught school for five years. She held down secretarial jobs thereafter. She was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was also a Regional Master in the American Contract Bridge League. She was a former member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in Westminster.

Funeral Home
Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-7533

Published in Carroll County Times on July 29, 2017 

Class Year: 
1940