RICHFORD — Sheila Sheperd, age 50, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at her son’s home in Troy. After spending the ‘perfect’ Saturday with her family.

She was born April 22, 1965 in St. Albans to the late Harold Sr. and Virginia (Wood) Foote.

Sheila graduated from Enosburg Falls High School. On Sept. 9, 1989 she married Randy Sheperd and together they raised their family in Richford. Sheila was a mother in every sense of the word. She lived to pamper her children and grandchildren and would put their needs ahead of hers whenever she could. Sheila could see the good in everyone and was constantly taking in neighborhood children to take care of them.

Her hobbies included going to lawn sales, drinking tea, and being with her family. She loved NASCAR and WWE Wrestling; her favorite driver was Dale Jr. and her favorite wrestler was Randy Orton. She will be loved and missed by many.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Sheperd, of Richford; they’ve been together for over 32 years; their children, Cody Sheperd and his significant other, Brittany Tetlow, of Troy, Casey Sheperd and her significant other, Adam Irons, of Richford and Conner Sheperd of Richford; her grandchildren, Jace Sheperd and Bentley and Lexi Irons; her siblings, Harold Foote Jr. and his wife, Deborah, of Richford, Donna Cook and her husband, Kenneth, of Enosburg and Terri Foote and her significant other, Max Wilcox, of Enosburg and several nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside memorial service will be held Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 3 p.m. in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Stone House Rd., Enosburg with Fr. Roger Charbonneau officiating. There will be no visiting hours.

For those who wish, contributions in Sheila’s memory may be made to the Schreiner’s Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.

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