Peacefully at Strathmere Lodge Nursing Home, Strathroy on Sunday, January 7, 2018, Mervin Lewis Shephard passed away at the age of 92. Loving husband of the late Marjorie Shephard (nee Bolton). Beloved father of Irwin (Joy), Elaine (Gerry) Mathers, Raymond (Heather), Wayne (the late Marlene) and Allan (Ethel Tari). Survived by his grandchildren Carrie (George) Havaris, Mark (Paula) Shephard, Brian (Heidi) Shephard, Kevin (Jennifer) Mathers, Michelle (Rob) Ilczyszyn, Stephen Shephard (Jordan Wickabrod), Matthew Shephard, Laura (Stephen) Robertson, Tara (Cameron) Vernest and Kayley Shephard. and several great grandchildren. Survived by his brother-in-law Fred (Betty) Bolton and sister-in-law Joan (the late Harry) Shephard. Predeceased by his brothers LaVerne and Lyle. Sadly missed by his many nieces nephews and extended family.
Friends will be received at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY 519-245-1023 on Saturday, January 13th from 1:00 pm until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Interment to follow in Strathroy Cemetery.
If desired, memorial contributions to the Strathmere Lodge Auxiliary or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
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