Shirley A. Sheppard
10/27/1928 – 3/26/2018
Shirley (Palmer) Sheppard, 89, wife of the late Bertram Frank Sheppard was born in Dickinson Center N.Y. Shirley lived in North Tonawanda for many years and worked in the N.T. school system for thirty five years primarily as a secretary at Spruce School. She served many needy people in the area as a CNA for years and also helped with Meals on Wheels. Shirley moved to Newfane after retiring and was a huge fan of her local grandsons (David and Shawn Foti) many sports at Newfane School system, traveling across western New York to cheer them on. For the past 6+ years she resided at the Odd Fellows and Rebekah Home.
She is survived by her sisters, Barbara Kasprzak and Evelyn (Joe) Gehl and children, Robert (Vicki) Sheppard, of Englewood Fl, Anne (David) Foti of Newfane NY, and Laurie (James) Kreh of Frederick MD. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She will also be missed by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her father and mother James and Alice Palmer and sisters Betty Pudsey and Donna Papp.
Calling hours are Friday. March 30th from 3 to 6pm with a Memorial Service at Rutland- Corwin Funeral Home, Inc. A burial service will be held on Saturday, March 31st at 11am at Acacia Park Cemetery. Please visit www.rutland-corwin.com to send the family a condolence.