Jarrod Mark Shepard; 25
FITCHBURG -- Jarrod Mark Shepard, 25, was stricken ill on Friday, July 25, 2014, and died later at University of Mass. Hospital, Worcester.
He leaves one son, Jameson Michalczyk of Townsend, MA; his father, Michael A. Shepard; his mother, Nancy L. (Bowers) Tata and her husband, Steven; two brothers, Nicholas M. Shepard and Riley T. Tata; one sister, Stephanie E. Bowers, and her partner, Anthony Brogna; one nephew, Maximo Brogna, all of Fitchburg; and a longtime companion, Ashley E. Caddigan of Shirley.
Mr. Shepard was employed in Construction, and most recently for the A.J.P. Construction Co. of Leominster.
He was born in Fitchburg, on September 14, 1988, and grew up in Townsend.
Jarrod attended Nashoba Vocational Technical School. He loved country music, motorcycles, football and was know to be a "Jack of all Trades" in construction, specializing in roofing, siding, framing, and painting. He also worked as a glazier.
SHEPARD -- Jarrod's Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Jameson Michalczyk Education Fund, 815 Main St., Fitchburg, MA 01420. The Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, is entrusted with directing Funeral arrangements.
See www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net for further information
Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home
243 Water Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on July 31, 2014