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Donald Richard Sheehan of Littleton, MA died peacefully with his family at his side on January 30, 2015 at his home in Littleton, MA. He is survived by his wife of forty-eight years Judith (Carton) Sheehan.
He was born on May 15, 1936, the son of the late Daniel Sheehan and Margaret (Keane) Sheehan. He is survived by his daughter Kim McLocklin and son-in law Stephen McLocklin of Dunbarton, NH and his son Sean Sheehan and daughter-in-law Kristen Sheehan of Groton, MA. Donald was the youngest of six children and is survived by his oldest sister, Pauline Laidley of Somerville, MA. He is predeceased by his brothers John Sheehan and Robert Sheehan and sisters Phyllis Shimmel and Jean Higgins. Donald was a caring and loving grandfather to his four grandchildren, Dylan McLockiln, Mitchell McLocklin, Meaghan Sheehan and Erin Sheehan. He also was a devoted uncle to several nieces and nephews.
Donald's warm personality, great sense of humor and generous spirit endeared him to all who knew him. A 1954 graduate of Somerville (MA) High School, Donald was a veteran of the United States Army. He spent the early part of his career as a printer. Later in life, he worked for the Pella Door and Window Company where his strong work ethic and loyalty earned him the respect of his fellow employees. He donated his time as a youth hockey coach. Donald enjoyed spending his summers in York, ME with his family and friends and he was an avid golfer.
Visiting hours will be held from 4:00 ? 8:00 PM on Thursday, February 5 at the Badger Funeral Home at 347 King Street in Littleton MA. Services will be held on Friday, February 6 at the Badger Funeral Home in Littleton beginning at 9 AM followed by a funeral mass at 10 AM at St. Anne's Church at 75 King Street, Littleton, MA. Burial will immediately follow at the Westlawn Cemetery at 7 New Estate Road, Littleton, MA. Donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude's Research Hospital, 501 St, Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105. Please see www.badgerfuneral.com