Leona L. Shepard
Virginia Beach - Leona L. Shepard, 90, passed away peacefully at the home of her son on Tuesday, April 9. She was a long time resident of Virginia Beach and retired from Civil Service. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards and visiting family and friends. She was active in many clubs including Senior Citizens, Fleet Reserve, Red Hats, Pearl Harbor Survivors and Polish-American Society.
She was predeceased by her husbands James Baker and Harry Shepard; and her son James M. Baker. She is survived by her sister Rosemarie Gidaro of New Jersey; her son and his wife Ronald and Elaine Baker; grandchildren Tracy (Joe) Main, Bryan (Jamie) Baker and great grandchildren Mason and Carson.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Norfolk, VA 23502. A graveside service will be held on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens behind the funeral home. The family also extends sincere thanks to the caregivers at Sentara Hospice Center and to her constant companion Deanna. Condolences may be offered to the family online at www.woodlawngroup.com