Robert E. Sheridan, an editor at The New York Times for 33 years, died Sunday, November 8 in Bronxville, NY. He was 84 years old. His family confirmed the cause of death was complications from interstitial lung disease. A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he joined The Times in 1972 and served in various editing positions, retiring in 2005 after 14 years as assistant news editor (nights). Sheridan, known as Bob, was a graduate of the Marquette University College of Journalism, funded by a Chick Evans Foundation Caddie Scholarship. He graduated from Marquette University High School in 1954. He served in the Air Force Reserve, active and inactive, from 1958 to 1964. Prior to joining The Times, Bob worked in reporting and editing positions at The Cape Cod Standard-Times; The Catholic Free Press, Hartford Courant and The Milwaukee Journal.His proudest physical achievement was walking every single block of every street on Manhattan Island, a years-long endeavor which he chronicled in photographs in the book Manhattan Eye Land. Sheridan is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Margaret (Peggy) nee Morin, as well as daughters Rebecca (Tom Malone), Jennifer, Brenda, and Bernadette (Tom Hubbs); sons Christopher, Luke (Patricia Traub), and Justin. He also leaves eight grandsons. He was predeceased by his parents, John Emmet and Evelyn Marie Sheridan (Schwab), his brother, the Rev. Michael P. Sheridan, SJ, and his sister Evelyn Marie. Calling Hours at the Fred H. McGrath & Son, funeral Home, Bronxville, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm Wednesday. Mass of Christian Burial, St. Joseph’s Church, Bronxville, on Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 9:45 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Elinor Martin Residence for Mother & Child, New Rochelle, NY, or to St. Joseph’s Abbey, Spencer MA are welcome.