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Joseph John Shepherd


1921 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Joseph John Shepherd Obituary
August 18, 1921 - January 23, 2018 Joseph John Shepherd, age 96, passed away after a long illness on the morning of January 24, 2018 at his home. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Yugoslavian immigrants, Joseph and Mary Shepherd and was the youngest of 5 children. He was a proud member of the United States Navy and served in Europe, Africa and Asia during World War II. He was awarded the Silver Star for valor in combat. Joseph dedicated his life to the care and support of his family and friends. He was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Lidia Marianetti Shepherd, in 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Susan Winter; and grandson, Christopher Winter. A rosary and mass will be held Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 12:30PM in the Mausoleum Chapel at Calvary Cemetery in Los Angeles. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made in Joseph's name to: Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA, 361 S. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105 (626) 792-7151
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Jan. 27, 2018
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