Passed peacefully away, surrounded by his loving family, at the Health Sciences Centre, on Saturday, July 21, 2018, John Rowe Sheppard, aged 82 years. Predeceased by his wife Irene, his parents Harry and Annie Sheppard, parents-in-law Thomas and Priscilla Drover, infant grandson Matthew, sister Eleanor Smith (Max, deceased), infant brother Mark, infant sister Jessie, brothers-in-law Eric Giles and Edwin Drover, and special niece Marjorie Mercer. Leaving with loving memories: his sons Brad, John (Christine); daughters Michèle (Robert Cashin), Wendy (Brian Scammell), Heather (Keith Predham), Jacqueline (Jackie) (Alvin Osmond); grandchildren John, Laura, John, Jennifer, Adam, Ian, Andrew, Kathleen, Claire, Emma, Aidan; brothers-in-law Albert Drover (Marie), Aidan Drover (Ann), Aubrey Drover (Beverley); sisters-in-law Regina Drover, Linda Giles, Joan (John Lane), Mary (Neil French), Mildred (Derick Guzzwell), Brenda Drover; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. Harvey, the staff at the Health Sciences Centre Urology Unit, and the staff of the ICU for their care and support. Visitation to take place at Carnell’s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road on Monday, July 23 from 2 – 9 p.m., and Tuesday, July 24 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Funeral service to take place at St. Thomas’ Anglican Church, Military Road, on Wednesday, July 25 at 2:00 p.m., with interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery on Kenmount Road. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to Diabetes Canada or St. Thomas’ Anglican Church.
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St. Thomas Anglican Church
Interment to follow at the Anglican Cemetery - Kenmount Road