The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 21, 2014

Molly Sheehan

The Commercial-News

---- — Frances M. Sheehan, 51, of Danville, passed away at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, at her home, with family at her side.

Molly was born March 9, 1962, in Danville, the daughter of Daniel and Irene (Miller) Sheehan.

Surviving are two daughters, Tyana Sheehan of Danville and Anne Marie (Erik) Janis of Bloomington; two brothers, John (Jan) Sheehan of Garner, N.C., and Timothy Sheehan of Danville; two sisters, Kathy (Tom) Moony of Cary, Bridget (Jim) Holem of Danville; four grandchildren, Gabrielle, Haiden, Evan, Hadley Janis; many nieces and nephews, five lifelong special friends, Kerry, Brenda, Susy, Susan and Rhonda.

Molly was preceded in death by her parents; and three siblings, Michael Sheehan, Danny Sheehan and Margaret Sheehan-Mackiewicz.

She worked at The Big Four, CSX Transportation and Danville Mass Transit. Molly loved gardening, animals and, most recently, genealogy. Molly was a wonderful mother, sister, aunt and friend. She will be truly missed by all. Molly was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church and Lincoln Park Historical District.

The family wants to give a very special “thank you” to Dr. Rowland, Carle Hospice and Carle Oncology nurses.

A celebration of Molly’s life will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at St. Paul’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, A Life Celebration Home. Molly’s family asks that memorials be made to St. Paul’s Catholic Church or Carle Hospice in her name.

Please join Molly’s family in sharing pictures, video and memories on her Tribute Wall at

Guest Book