Christine Conniff Sheahan

February 11, 1940 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 82)


Christine Sheahan, retired publisher and artist passed away peacefully
at the age of 82 on May 5, 2022 after battling illness and cancer for
the last year. She met her end with resilience and dignity, knowing that
her leaving was a natural conclusion to a long life well spent. She is
missed by her immediate family, son Denis and his wife Andrea, with four
grand kids, Dimitris, George, Denis and Hana. She was also mother to her
predeceased son, Andrew Sheahan.
Christine was born in Los Angeles, California to father Andrew
Conniff and mother Kathleen Smallbrook. She moved to the East Coast to
attend college at Marymount College in Tarrytown. Moving to New York
City she started a career in graphic design and advertising. While on a
weekend on Fire Island she met her future husband Denis Sheahan, whom
she would be together with for 54 years until his death in 2019.
She worked throughout her life with her husband starting with an
advertising company Sheahan and Conniff in the early 1980's and then
publishing House magazine in 1982. She also began Networking Magazine,
which centered the ins and outs of business and organizations on Long
Island. She has received  numerous awards for all of her work in
business including Long Island's Top 50 Women award.
She was also a successful portrait painter who painted the likeness
of family and friends, notably Susan Lucci and Dennis Joe Reimer, Chief
of Staff of the Army which hangs in the Pentagon.
Visiting hours will be at at the Werner-Rothwell Funeral Home in
Westhampton Beach on Thursday, May 12th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Funeral
Mass will be held at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church on
Friday, May 13th, time is pending.

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May 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

May 12, 2022

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Werner & Rothwell Funeral Home
60 Mill Road
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978

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