Catherine I. (Kennedy) Shepherd, 80, of Taunton, MA, passed away peacefully in her sleep at home on Sunday, July 18, 2021. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry (Roy) Shepherd. Mrs. Shepherd had been battling chronic COPD as well as Stage 4 Ovarian Cancer.
Cathy was born in Pawtucket, RI to the late Thomas and Irene (Bouchard) Kennedy. She graduated Tolman High School in Pawtucket R.I.. Shortly after graduation she married Roy and became a mother to four children, spending her time as a stay at home mom until they all went off to school. Cathy then went to work at Paul A. Dever as a CNA for many years. She enjoyed bowling, keno, reading and making baby blankets as well as arguing with Dad while watching the N.E. Patriots. Oh!!! And don't forget her Dunkin Donuts coffee! She spent most of her time at home with her family; especially her baby "Danielle".
Mrs. Shepherd is lovingly remembered by her four children: John Shepherd, Cheryl Marsden, Robert Shepherd and Colleen Waterman; her grandchildren: Danielle Bouchard, Steven Waterman, Michael Waterman and Robert Marsden; along with two great grandchildren.
Calling Hours for Mrs. Shepherd will be held on Friday, July 23, 2021 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave, Taunton followed by cremation. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. (Facial coverings are required if not vaccinated). To sign the guest book, light a candle or facility directions please visit her tribute page at www.hathawayfunerals.com. All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Avenue, Taunton.
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