|Jean Kay Morse-Jackson
Joined: 29 Mar 2008
|Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:21 pm Post subject: Fairchild, Janice Patricia Sheridan (Ide) 1936 - 2011
|Obit: The Evening Tribune, Hornell, NY; Sep 15, 2011 @ 08:28 AM
Hornell, N.Y. — Janice Patricia Fairchild (Ide) “Patty” entered into rest Tuesday (Sept. 13, 2011) after battling lung cancer.
She resided in her daughter’s home in Hornell for many years. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, friend, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was born June 9, 1936 in Hornell, to Viola and Harry Ide.
She grew up in Almond and graduated from Alfred Almond School in 1954. She worked at Marion Rohr for many years and as a baker at the Donut Shoppe in Hornell and also at Dominic’s Bakery.
She married Donald Sheridan Sr. in 1954 and gave birth to two children. She remarried to Gordon Fairchild in 1978.
She was predeceased by her parents, her mother who passed away in 1992, and her father in 1976. She was also predeceased by brother, Lawrence John Ide; her niece, Amy Ide; and her sisters, Shirley Sisson and Phyllis Drake; and husband, Gordon.
She is survived by her sister, Harriet Jay of Hornell; her brother, William W. (Vicky) Ide of Canisteo; her former husband and close friend, Donald Sheridan Sr. of Hornell; her two former brother-in-laws, David (Kathy) Smith and Daniel (Kay) Smith of Hornell; her son, Donald (Cheryl) Sheridan Jr. of Rochester; her daughter, Deborah (Mike) Cone of Hornell; her grandchildren, Kelly Marie (Andrew) Coddington, Heather Ann (T.J.) Meehan, Bryan Joseph Sheridan, Emily Jean (Chris) Henshaw, Matthew Edward (Corrie) Sheridan and Kari Lyn Sheridan; great-grandchildren, Dylan, Travis and Nikolas Carlton, Trey and Conner Meehan, Tyler, Haylie and Jada Henshaw. She is also survived by nephews, nieces, cousins and many close friends.
Janice was passionate about animals and loved her cats. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. She loved life itself and found happiness in everyday miracles.
The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Bender-Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 354 Canisteo St., Hornell.
Burial will be at Almond Woodlawn Cemetery.
To send a remembrance visit www.brownandpowersfuneralhomes.com. The family is being assisted by Chester A. Gosper IV.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Southern Tier Hospice, Hornell Area Humane Society and the American Cancer Society.