Eleanor Griffith Shepard

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“Our deepest condolences to the family. May the God of comfort and mercy grant you and your family hope and peace during this time of sadness and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: DD

“Kathy, So sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. Please know that my heart and prayers are with you and your family. I know that you were an amazing...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Wallace - Hampton, NH

“I will always remember Aunt Eleanor at family gatherings as a smart, engaging, friendly, lovely person. Having both an Aunt and an Uncle, her...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sylvia Cooley - Leverett, MA

“Ron, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. My condolences to you and to your family. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Al McGreevy - Williston, VT

“To a beautiful soul, the leader of the band...the rock, and joy of the family...may you run free in fields of sunflowers, and may you gently rest in...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to Ron Kathy and family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Rosemary Desso - Essex Junction, VT

“I will miss my Aunt Eleanor. She was one of a kind. My condolences to my special cousins and their family. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Jacobson - West Barnstable, MA

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Eleanor was born on July 23, 1927 and passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018.

Eleanor was a resident of Essex Junction, Vermont at the time of passing.

Eleanor graduated from UVM in 1949 and later received a master's degree in Education from North Adams State College.

She married her life-long love, Harold "Shep" on June 20, 1953 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Richmond. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 2 at 10:30 am at Holy Family Catholic Church in Essex Junction followed by a reception at the Church Center adjacent to the church. Burial will be at Holy Rosary Cemetery in Richmond at 1:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial at the Holy Family Catholic Church at 10:30 AM on August 2, 2018.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the VNA McClure Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446.