Mom loved to dance and played a mean game of 120's.
This photo was the one that dad carried with him thoughout the war.
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Mary (Mint) Sheppard

Name: Miss Mary Fletcher
Branch of Service: Ambulance Driver
Service Number:
Born: Nov. 21, 1921- Dec. 25, 2001
Maiden Name: Fletcher
From: Liverpool, England
Occupation: Ambulance Driver, Veteran
Husbands Name: George Stanley Sheppard, Royal Navy
Date of Marriage: Sept. 14, 1940
Ships Name: Queen Elizabeth
Date of Departure: February 1947
Date Arrived in Canada: February 1947
Port of Arrival: Pier 21, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Settled in: Corner Brook
Children: 9: Anita, Norma, Linda, Lorraine & Loretta,
Mary, George, Sheila, Honorah


Thursday, December 27, 2001, edition of The Western Star

SHEPPARD, Mary (Fletcher)Corner Brook, NF
Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2001 at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital after a lengthy illness, Mary Sheppard at the age of 80. Mary was born Nov. 20, 1921 in Liverpool, England. She was married Sept. 14, 1940 in Liverpool, England and moved to Newfoundland as a war bride in 1947. She will be sadly missed by her husband George Stanley Sheppard; children: Anita MacInnis (Walter), Highlands, Norma Childs, Kippens, Linda Lewis (Jerry), Holyrood, Lorraine Tiessen (John), Etobicoke, Ontario, Loretta Abbott (Glen), Glovertown, Mary Sheppard (Paul Hickey), Toronto, Ontario, George Sheppard, Toronto, Ontario, Jackie Alcock (Gary), Corner Brook, Honorah Sheppard (Robert Sanford), Kingston, Nova Scotia; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters: Margaret Drury, Thornton, England, Nora Dawson, Wallesey, England, brother James Fletcher, Lark Harbour; and numerous other relatives and friends. The funeral service will be held Friday, Dec. 28 at 10:30 a.m. from The Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. Friends may visit Fillatre's Funeral Home, 4 St. Mark's Avenue Thursday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. As expressions of sympathy flowers are graciously accepted.

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