Obituary of Lorna Claudine Sheppard (CARD OF THANKS)
The family of the late Lorna Claudine Sheppard would like to express our thanks and appreciation to all for the kindness and support shown to our family during this difficult time. Your phone calls, online condolences, cards, flowers, donations and gifts of food were greatly overwhelming; our deepest appreciation. Your kindness will be remembered. Your visits to the funeral home and funeral meant so much to us. We would like to personally thank Rev. Effie Organ for such a wonderful service for Lorna and the visits at the palliative care unit. We would also like to thank the absolutely beautiful and extraordinary staff at the Corner Brook Palliative Care Unit. The team of doctors, and nurses provided such genuine and compassionate care. They are all truly angels on earth. We will never forget how your kindness and thoughtfulness have helped us through this very difficult time. Lorna always had a strong faith in the Lord, therefore we are sure she is at rest now. God Bless
Always loved and missed so much, but she will never be forgotten.
Howard and families; Darrell, Rodney, Stephen, and Catherine
Lorna Claudine Sheppard
October 21, 1943 – May 21, 2021
Lark Harbour, NL
It is with great sadness that the family of the late Lorna Sheppard announce her passing on Friday, May 21st, 2021 at the Western Long Term Care, Palliative Unit at the age of 77 years. She was incredibly proud of her four children, their spouses, six grandchildren and one great grandchild, and felt blessed that they lived so close to her. She leaves to mourn with fond and loving memoires her husband of 58 years, William (Howard); children: Darrell (Kara-Lee), Rodney (Kim), Stephen (Roxanne) and Catherine (Doug) Companion. Grandchildren: Ryan, Olivia (Jeremy), Chelsea, Kennedy (Luke), Sarah and Crystal, great grandson Noah. Brother Edward (Debbie) Park, sisters-in-law Doreen Park, Gertrude Sheppard, Mildred (Ira deceased) and Viola (Arch); brothers-in-law; Hilary (Nancy), Gerald (Mildred) and Cornelius (Jane); aunt: Elizabeth Meade; uncles: William Brake and Freeman (Maisie) Brake; as well as a very large circle of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Predeceased by her parents Leslie and Olivia Park, parents-in-law Silas and Selena Sheppard, brothers Wilfred and Kevin, brother-in-law Albert Sheppard.
Mom was born in Humbermouth, Corner Brook, but moved to Lark Harbour where she resided for the remainder of her life. Those of you who knew our Mom knew she was a very important part of the community , she was well known for her volunteer work in Lark Harbour, especially St. James Anglican Church. She will be remembered as a kind, gentle person with a love of life and a strong belief in her faith. Mom was a thoughtful person who always put the needs of those before her own. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who always enjoyed an opportunity to boast about her family. Mom was loved by many and she will be missed by all who had the privilege to know her.
A private visitation for the family will be held from St. James Anglican Church in Lark Harbour on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm, to a maximum of 50 people in compliance with Covid-19 Government regulations,. Masks and physical distancing required. The funeral service will take place from St. James Church on Monday, May 24th at 2 pm with Reverend Effie Organ officiating to a maximum of 100 people. Interment to follow at St. James Anglican Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, flowers are graciously accepted or memorial donations in memory of Lorna can be made to the St. James Anglican Church Green Cloths Fund.
Services for Lorna Sheppard (CARD OF THANKS)
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or planting a memorial tree in memory of Lorna Sheppard (CARD OF THANKS).