Silverleaf Lane was renamed Linda R. Sheahan Lane

Mayor Allan M. Dorman (left), Village of Islandia, is joined by the family of Linda Sheahan, former Islandia Village Court Clerk, at a ceremony renaming Silverleaf Lane in her honor. Also pictured (l-r): Denise Schrage, Ms. Sheahan's daughter; Alyssa Schrage, Ms. Sheahan's granddaughter; Deputy Village Clerk Marilyn Griffaton and Florence Barrett, Ms. Sheahan's sisters. Standing in front of Ms. Schrage are Sophia Schrage (left) and Gavin Schrage (right), Ms. Sheahan's grandchildren. Standing behind Ms. Schrage: Justin Hinte, Ms. Sheahan's grandson.

August 17, 2015

Mayor Allan M. Dorman Renames Silverleaf Lane in Memory of Village Court Clerk

On August 12, Mayor Allan M. Dorman, Village of Islandia, invited family members of former Village Court Clerk Linda Sheahan to a special dedication ceremony in which Silverleaf Lane was renamed Linda R. Sheahan Lane in her memory.

Ms. Sheahan began working in the village in 1987. In addition to her duties as a Village Court Clerk, she worked as Deputy Village Clerk and Deputy Registrar. She was remembered for being very knowledgeable in the Building Department and her willingness to help the residents in the village. In 2008, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She fought a long battle against the disease until her passing on July 27, 2014. Her sister, Marilyn Griffaton, currently serves as Deputy Village Clerk.

Ms. Sheahan and her husband, Dennis, lived on Silverleaf Lane for 35 years. That is where they raised their three children: twins Carrie and Kristine and their daughter Denise.

This was reported by Newsday and the Ronkonkoma Review.

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