Sybil M. Shepherd, 85, of Forty Fort passed away Friday morning June 28, 2013, at Seton Manor Skilled Nursing facility in Orwigsburg.
Born in London, England, she was the daughter of the late John and Lillian (Ronald) Camp. Sybil resided in Forty Fort since January of 1947. Sybil was employed by the former Nesbitt Memorial Hospital for many years as a pharmacy aide.
Preceding her in death, besides her parents, were her husband, William A. Shepherd, whom she married in 1946, while he was stationed in London, England, with the U.S. Navy; her brother, John C. Camp, London, England; and her sister, Doreen L. Goodwin, Lehman Township.
Surviving are her daughter, Paulette Peters, wife of Dr. Robert H. Peters III, Orwigsburg; sister, Patricia Hamilton (Stanley) London, England; five grandchildren; Gail Mickalonis (Scott) Limerick; Jennifer Goode (Darren) Madrid, Spain; Robert W. Peters (Jennifer) Frost, Texas; Alyson Visconti, Manassas, Va.; and Kimberly Peters, Wayne. Survivors also include five great-grandchildren, two nieces and a brother-in-law.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, with the Rev. Barbara Kershner officiating.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family in the Mount Greenwood Cemetery, Trucksville.
Friends may call from 9:30 a.m. until time of service Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, or the