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SHIPHERD On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, Mary Davis Shipherd passed away at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, at the age 88. Formerly of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Mary had resided on St. Simons Island since the early 1970s. She was the last surviving child of Simeon and Mary (Wasylik) Dwulit and the wife of the late Henry Shipherd. All of her siblings, Pauline Boehm. Ameilia Straub, John Davis Dwulit, Leo Davis Dwulit and Paul Dwulit, predeceased her. She is survived by her sister-in -law, Mary (Pagan) Dwulit of Pittsburgh, PA, and nephews, David Dwulit of Johnstown, PA and Gilbert Starub of Houston, TX. Mary worked in Guatemala and Honduras for several years and upon her return to the states worked for the Job Corps for 19 years prior to her retirement. A kind and compassionate woman, she was active with the American Cancer Society, Karen s House of Hope, Tai Chi, and Shore Birds. She was an avid bridge player and exercised regulary in the gym. A memorial Mass will be held at St. John the Baptist Ukranian Catholic Church in Pittsburgh, PA Thursday August 30th at 10 A. M. Arrangements are being made by the James J. Barry Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA. Please Sign the Guestbook @ Jacksonville.com
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Aug. 28, 2012
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