Robert T. Sheehan Jr.


Robert T. Sheehan Jr.

a toolmaker

Robert T. Sheehan Jr., 94, died March 24, 2012. He was the husband of the late Anna M. (Schmitt) Sheehan.

He was a son of the late Robert T. and Elizabeth M. (Moore) Sheehan. Mr. Sheehan was employed as a toolmaker for 30 years with the former Blacher Bros., retiring in 1982. A World War II Navy veteran, he served on the USS Fanshaw Bay in the Pacific Theater. He was a cribbage player and member of the Pawtuxet Athletic Club.

He was the father of Robert T. Sheehan III, Jean S. Brown, Mary E. Edwards and Anne M. Belot and brother of Jean Paglicua and the late Mildred Nolan and Marion Fogel. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

His funeral will be held March 30 at 9 a.m. from Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave., Warwick, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Kevin Church, Sandy Lane. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours are March 29 from 4-8 p.m. For information and condolences visit