Ella Shepherd

Ella Mae Shepherd

Sunday, January 18th, 1948 - Monday, August 17th, 2020
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Ella Mae Shepherd,72, died on Monday August 17th at home after a long illness.

Born in Niskayuna, NY., Ella was the daughter of the late William and Hazel (McKeone) Shepherd and a graduate of Linton High School.

An employee of New York State Department of Tax and Finance in Data Entry for over 34 years, Ella was a member of St Luke’s Church. Always with a smile, Ella had a love for animals and was willing to help anyone in their time of need.

Ella is survived by her beloved daughter, Susan M. Shepherd of Schenectady, a sister, Betty Lou Farry (Bruce) of Florida, a nephew, David Farry (Gina) of Vermont ,a niece, Cindy Diamond (Lester) of North Carolina and several great nieces and nephews

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday August 24th at 9 am at St. Luke’s Church,1241 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12304.

Interment in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Niskayuna, NY.

A future celebration of Ella’s life for family and friends will be held at a time and date to be announced when everyone can gather together again.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be in her memory to the Animal Protective Foundation of Schenectady, 53 Maple Ave., Scotia, NY 12302
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  • Service

    Monday, August 24th, 2020 | 9:00am
    Monday, August 24th, 2020 9:00am
    St. Luke's Church
    1241 State Church
    Schenectady, NY 12304
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    Mass of Christian Burial
    Rev. Dominick Isopo
  • Interment

    Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery
    2501 Troy Schenectady Rd.
    Niskayuna, NY
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Mike Murray

Posted at 04:14pm
Knew her in high school. She was a beautiful sweet girl. My sincere condolences.

Mary Barrett

Posted at 09:26pm
Sending heart felt condolences and prayers for family.

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Posted at 07:43pm
With deepest sympathy,
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Posted at 03:04pm
My condolences Sue. I know you two were very close🙏🏻

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