John P. Sheehan, 86

Jun 5, 2020

John P. Sheehan, 86, of East Wareham, died Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at his home after a long illness. He was the husband of the late Mary E. (Woodman) Sheehan.

Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Patrick J. and Nora T. (Brennan) Sheehan. A long-time resident of Swift’s Beach in Wareham, Mr. Sheehan moved to Texas before returning to Wareham in 1991. Mr. Sheehan was the owner of Swift’s Beach Market for many years. He was also known for being a handyman.

Survivors include his children, Annmarie Zine and Daniel Sheehan both of Wareham, Carol Sheehan of W. Wareham, Claire Sheehan, Ileen Barrett, and Joan Guckiean all of OH, and John Sheehan of TN; his brother, Paul Sheehan of Randolph; 12 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his children, the late Donna Barrasso, Michael Sheehan, and Paul Sheehan; and his sisters, the late Mary F. Sheehan and Patricia A. Sheehan.

Funeral services will be private.

Donations in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To leave a message of condolence visit: