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Gretchen J. Sheppard

1958 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Gretchen J. Sheppard Obituary
Gretchen J. Sheppard

AGE: 58 • North Middletown

Gretchen J. Sheppard, 58, of N. Middletown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 28, 2017 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. She was born Gretchen Steager on September 1, 1958 in Red Bank, and was raised in Keyport. On August 29, 1992, Gretchen and her husband, Robert, were married and began their life together in N. Middletown. For many years, Gretchen worked as a Dental Assistant for a Dental Office in Matawan. She was predeceased by her parents, Walter and Carol (Wharton) Steager, and her brother, Carlton "Tacky" Steager. Gretchen is survived by her beloved husband of 24 years, Robert A. Sheppard, her dear sister, Susan Stryker and her husband, Raymond, and many cherished nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Tuesday, May 2nd from 3 to 7 PM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. In respect of Gretchen's wishes, she will be privately cremated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 30, 2017
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