Barney Joseph Sheridan
March 14, 1929 – January 17, 2014
Barney (Bernard) Joseph Sheridan, current resident of Palm Desert CA and former resident of Palos Verdes CA passed away in Palm Desert, CA.
Barney was born in Los Angeles to Bernard and Eliza Sheridan. For 63 years he was the loving husband of Mary O’Keefe Sheridan. His children, Mary Kathleen, Barney Jr., Maureen (Mario Palladini), Vincent (Lesley), Maggie and Matthew (Lori) will miss him terribly. Barney also leaves behind his grandchildren: Patricia Sheridan Burns (Matthew), Lauren Sheridan, Angela Palladini, Daniel Palladini, Katy Sheridan, Erin Sheridan, Ryan Sheridan, Evan Sheridan, and Joseph Gilroy.
Barney graduated Loyola High School in 1946 and graduated from Loyola University, Los Angeles in 1951 with a degree from the School of Engineering. Barney practiced engineering at the Warren Company from 1951 to 1959. He then worked for Vons Grocery Co. and rose to the level of vice president. In 1978 his career path transitioned him as vice president of construction for the Ernest W. Hahn Co. in El Segundo. The Hahn Co. was one of the country’s largest retail shopping center developers. He opened his own construction company, NuHahn, in 1981 and retired in 1991.
After his retirement he and Mary began traveling around the world visiting Israel, Egypt, Europe, South America and the Galapagos Islands. They relocated from Palos Verdes Estates to Palm Desert in 1994.
Barney had a lifelong passion for the great outdoors particularly excelling as an outstanding fisherman and sharpshooter. In addition, he developed a passion for golf and played for many years with Mary and friends at Indian Ridge Country Club in Palm Desert, CA.
Barney Sheridan’s life will be celebrated at a memorial mass Saturday, January 25, 10:30am at Sacred Heart Chapel on the campus of Loyola Marymount University, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, 90045.
Private interment Holy Cross Cemetery.
Donations can be made to Covenant House, 1325 N. Western Ave., Hollywood, CA 90027 in his name.