Remembers William F. Sheahan
St. Mary's College and Seminary is
saddened to learn of the death of William
F. Sheahan, former Mount women's
basketball coach (1981-1998). Bill, 63 of
Gettysburg, PA, died Saturday, September
7, as the result of a traffic accident in
He is survived by
his wife of 43 years, H. Patricia Gladmon
Sheahan and his four children; Deborah L.
Davidson of Kensington, PA, Brian M.
Sheahan of Lutherville, MD, Kerry C.
Sheahan of Gettysburg, PA and Dr. Timothy
P. Sheahan of McKnightstown, PA.
Posting an all
time record of 372-104, he retired after
17 years with one of the highest winning
percentages in NCAA college history. In
1999, he was inducted into the Mount St.
Mary's College Sports Hall of Fame.
Bill also ran the
Mason-Dixon Basketball Camp at the Mount
for 27 years.
Bill Sheahan was an accomplished and
dedicated basketball coach," remarked
Chappy Menninger, Athletic Director at the
Mount. "It is a great loss to the
athletic community and Bill will be sorely
There will be a
viewing on Thursday, September 12 from 6
to 9 p.m. at Monahan's Funeral Home, 125
Carlisle Street, Gettysburg.
and Mass of Christian Burial will be held
on Friday, September 13, at 11 a.m., at
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 22
West High Street, Gettysburg. Internment
will be in the parish cemetery.