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December 11, 2018

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Terrence Sheridan was professor of physics at ONU

He had over 100 refereed technical publications

Dr. Terrence E. Sheridan, Jr.,  55, died on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017 at 3:49 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

Terry was born on July 5, 1962, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Terrence E. and Judith M.  (Mladsi) Sheridan, Sr., and they survive in North Bloomfield.  On Jan.  7, 1997 Terry married Maria Cristina Petcu and she survives in Ada.             

Terry was a Professor of Physics at Ohio Northern University.  He received his B.A. in physics from Hiram College in 1983 and his Ph.D. in experimental plasma physics from Dartmouth College in 1987. Terry had over 100 refereed technical publications. He loved coaching and watching his sons play soccer.

Also surviving are 2 sons: Terrence Sheridan, III and Brendan Sheridan at home; a sister: Catherine (Douglas Thomas) Sheridan of Loveland; father and mother-in-law: Corneliu and Constanta Petcu of Mayfield Heights.

Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. Burial will be at noon, on Wednesday, Dec. 13, in the Brownwood Cemetery, North Bloomfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.