MICHAEL G. SHEAHAN, MD, age 76, passed away on May 6, 2019. Beloved husband for 54 years of Patricia (nee Petrime); loving father of Corrie Taylor (husband Douglas), Christopher (wife Megan), and the late Daniel; devoted grandfather of Addison, Danielle and Zinnia; dearest brother of Eileen Shanbrom (husband Ronald) and the late Thomas (wife Judi).
He graduated from Hamilton College in 1965, Case-Western Reserve Medical School in 1969, and completed his post-graduate training in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology at University Hospitals of Cleveland. Michael practiced medicine for 30 years at UH Suburban Health Center, and served 6 years as Medical Director of QualChoice Health Plan. He served as a Founding and Medical Advisory Board Member for the Lupus Foundation of America, NEO Chapter; Vice-President and Cleveland Branch Chairman NEO Chapter Arthritis Foundation; and served in various roles for the Cleveland Rheumatism Association, American College of Rheumatology, and Cleveland Academy of Medicine. He was awarded Arthritis Foundation President’s Award for Distinguished Service, 1987; Arthritis Foundation Lee C. Howley Volunteer Award, 1988; Top Docs: Cleveland Magazine 2002, 2004, 2006; and Mayfield High School Hall of Fame, Class 1961. Michael enjoyed fishing, being a Scoutmaster, traveling, running and playing tennis.
Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Michael at THE DeJOHN-FLYNN-MYLOTT FUNERAL HOME OF SOUTH EUCLID, 4600 MAYFIELD RD (just east of Green Rd). SUNDAY 3-7 PM. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Monday, May 13, 2019 at 10 AM at The DeJohn-Flynn-Mylott Funeral Home. Burial following at Whitehaven Memorial Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Michael to Cleveland Food Bank 15500 S. Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, OH 44110 or FrontLine Service, 1744 Payne Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114.
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