Prayers for Joeen K. Sheridan (nee Kirby), 88, formerly of Chicago, will be said at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at Matz Funeral Home, 410 E. Rand Road, Mount Prospect, proceeding to St. Alphonsus Church, 411 N. Wheeling Road, Prospect Heights, for a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Evanston. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at the funeral home. Born May 16, 1919, in Chicago, she died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007. She was the beloved wife of Mark I.; loving mother of Mark II (Anita), Suzanne (Michael) Bocchini, William (Carolynn) and Mary (Joseph) Kody; proud grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of 19; and fond sister of William T. (the late Betty) Kirby. Memorials to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Illinois appreciated. For information, 847-394-2336. Published in the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on 1/2/2008.