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SHEPHERD Donald E., 46 of West New York, NJ passed away on Wednesday, July 13, 2011, Don was a veteran of the United States Air force serving his country proudly during Desert Shield/Storm, he worked for Vanguard Health Care at H.U.M.C as a certified E.M.T., he also volunteered for Pet Smart and the Bergen County Animal Shelter. Don loved playing his guitars and supporting his beloved NY Yankees. Beloved husband of Kelly L. Niemi. Dearest brother of Marsha Zurowski, Karen Exlos and Cynthia Poe. Don also leaves behind many close and personal friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, July 17, at 4:30 PM at the G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, 397 Union Street, Hackensack. The family will receive friends on Sunday for visitation from 2-6 PM. In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to the family, c/o Gentile Funeral Service, 397 Union Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601. To send condolences, directions or further info rmation visit

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Published in The Record/Herald News on Jul. 16, 2011.
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July 16, 2011
Dear Kelley and family,
May you find comfort and peace in the days ahead. I never met Don, but he sounds like a remarkable man who will be missed by everyone who met him.

Linda Wilkie aka mrslinnben
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