Terrence E. Sheridan Jr. 1962-2017

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

Terry was born July 5, 1962, in Philadelphia, Pa., to Terrence E. and Judith M. Mladsi Sheridan Sr. and they survive in North Bloomfield.

Terry married Maria Cristina Petcu on Jan. 7, 1997, 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.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Terry also is survived by two sons, Terrence Sheridan III and Brendan Sheridan at home; a sister, Catherine (Douglas Thomas) Sheridan of Loveland; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Corneliu and Constanta Petcu of Mayfield Heights.

Friends may call 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. Burial will be at noon Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in the Brownwood Cemetery, North Bloomfield.

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

Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.

Condolences may be expressed at www.hanson-neely.com

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