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Godspeed to HP's Tim Sheehan

It was a harsh weekend in this community.

I mentioned the passing of Cythia Upson, whose funeral was yesterday in Richmond, Va. Well, Joanne Connelly of ConnellyWorks let me know that Tim Sheehan, who most recently was VP and general manager of HP's Federal business, passed away on Friday.

Tim most recently was VP and General Manager of HP's Federal business unit where I had the pleasure of working with him. Prior to joining HP, Tim was an executive at CSC where he was instrumental in that company's Groundbreaker program. This has, indeed, been a sad weekend.


Here is the notice from the WP:

Timothy J. Sheehan, 57, of Herndon, VA, died peacefully at his home on Friday, February 16, 2007, with his family by his side after a lengthy illness. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth (Grise) and son, Zachary, 13 of Herndon; daughter, Carey Sheahan (husband, Christopher Steinbach) and grandson,Conarie of Ellicott City, MD; daughter, Kristi Hulit (husband, Mark Hulit) and granddaughter, Mekayla of Odenton, MD; mother, Katherine Sheahan; sisters, Pat Shodean and Peggy Reed of Rio Rancho, NM; brothers, J. Michael Sheahan, Joseph Sheahan and Steve Sheahan of Las Vegas, NV, and Charles Sheahan of Tucson, AZ. Tim is predeceased by his father, John F. Sheahan, Maj., USAF, (Ret.). While in the U.S. Army, Tim was awarded both the Army Commendation and Meritorious Service Medals and stationed numerous places in the U.S., Okinawa and Korea. During his two tours in Korea, he spent time supporting a favorite orphanage repairing housing, furnishing food and supplies and recruiting other soldiers to participate. He graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.S in Business Management/ Computer Science. After his military service, Tim held several positions with Computer Sciences Corporation. While a Vice President at CSC, hewas instrumental in the creation of Eagle Alliance, a CSC managed joint venture created to perform the Groundbreaker Program. Most recently, he was named Vice President and General Manager of Hewlett Packard Company's Federal Technology Solutions Group. Tim was active in many professional organizations including the International Association of Chiefs of Police and Intelligence & National Security Alliance. An avid sportsman, he especially loved to play golf and won many prizes for his competitive talents and athletic abilities. Tim was involved in several charitable fundraising projects, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and participated in the March Against Cancer held in Washington, DC in 1998. A Memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 12:30 p.m. at the Smith Center at McLean Bible Church, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA, a reception will immediately follow in community room C. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Jimmy V Foundation for cancer research or a favorite charity.

Posted by Christopher Dorobek on Feb 21, 2007 at 12:16 PM


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