Henry Roy Shepherd
July 30, 2017
Henry Roy Shepherd, of Taunton, age 79, died on July 30, 2017, at Lifecare of Raynham following a long illness.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Catherine Shepherd; his children, John Shepherd, Cheryl Marsden, Robert Shepherd, and Colleen Waterman; his grandchildren, Danielle Marsden, Stephen Waterman, Michael Waterman, and Robert Marsden; his siblings, Brian Shepherd, Gail Walsh, and Marsha Poole; and many close friends.
Born and raised in Pawtucket, he served in the National Guard as a Sergeant of the Motor Pool and later moved to Taunton with his family and worked for Mastria for 50 years. He belonged to the Taunton Italian Club for many years, loved cars, fishing and spending time with his family. His friendliness and kindness to all people and his sense of humor will be deeply missed by all who had a privilege to know him.
Everyone that remembers him is asked to celebrate Roy’s life in their own way and raise a glass of their favorite drink in his memory.
Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, 2 - 4 pm, followed by a memorial service at 4 in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.