Alberta Shepard

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GASTONIA - Alberta Hebert Shepard, 86, formerly of Montpelier, Vt., passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, Au-gust 28, 2013, just four weeks after her beloved husband of sixty-seven years, Leroy Cedric Shepard.

Born in Williamstown, VT, Mrs. Shepard was the daughter of the late Paul Hebert and Ethel Sargent Bean. She was a homemaker fondly known as "Bertie", loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.

Mrs. Shepard lived in Vermont her entire life until her husband retired and then resided in Florida until they moved to North Carolina in 2009.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Shepard was preceded in death by a son, David M. Shepard and a brother, John Hebert.

Mrs. Shepard is survived by her children and their spouses, Ronald and Sharon Shepard, Debra Shepard, and Linda and Robert Foster; grandchil-dren, Amy Shepard, Eric Shepard, Kathleen Cota, Salvatore Falzone and Jennifer Campbell; great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Cota, Devon Cota, Jessa Jack-son, Jordan Jackson and Jadyn Campbell; sister and brother-in-law, Lydia "Tillie" and Frank Leavitt.

A memorial service for Alberta Hebert Shepard and Leroy Cedric Shepard will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be sent to

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Shepard family.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Aug. 30, 2013
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