Sheridan DeCecco, age 66, passed away at East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in the early hours with her husband Hector at her side.
Sheridan was born to Israel and Dorothy Worton in Edmonton, AB and grew up in Jasper, AB. The family moved to Surrey, BC where she finished her schooling. Thereafter, she moved to Victoria where she trained and obtained her LPN license. Returning to Surrey, Sheridan worked at Surrey Memorial where she especially enjoyed the obstetrics ward.
While in Jasper, Sheridan met Hector DeCecco, the love of her life. They married on May 25, 1968 in Surrey. After living in Surrey they moved to Abbotsford where they raised their two sons Grant and Greg. After Hector’s retirement in 1995, Sheridan and Hector moved to Cranbrook.
Sheridan is survived by her husband of 48 years Hector; her sons Grant and his sons Ben and Wyatt; and Greg (Candace)
and their children Sarah, Jacob and Owen. Her parents Dorothy and Israel survive her in Armstrong; her brother Tom in Fort St. John; her brother Bruce in Saskatoon and their wives and children.
A memorial service for Sheridan will be held at the Salvation Army Church in Cranbrook on Monday, June 13, 2016 at
2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made to the Salvation Army, 533 – Slater Road NW, Cranbrook, British Columbia, V1C 4Y5 or to: Friedrich’s Ataxia Research.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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Sheridan Gail DeCecco
August 9, 1949 – June 8, 2016