Gerard T. “ Jerry “ Shepard, Jr., 73, of Hope Village in Scituate passed away peacefully at home on Friday June 19, 2020 with his beloved wife Jacqueline Lee ( Charpentier ) Shepard by his side.
Born in Providence he was the son of the late Gerard Thomas and Agnes ( Fox ) Shepard, Sr.
Jerry was a manager for J.P. Winter Distributing in Connecticut before taking a position as buyer/manager for Builders Surplus retiring in 2015.
Jerry served his country honorably during the Vietnam War.
Jerry is survived by his beloved wife Jacqueline, his children, Thomas L. Shepard and his wife Nicole of the Azores, Sandy A. Bates and her husband David of Marlborough, CT, grandchildren, Colby Boothman Shepard of Jacksonville, FL, Robert D. Bates, Matthew A. Bates both of Marlborough, CT, great grandson, Benjamin A. Bates of Marlborough, CT, and his sister Margaret Perreault and her husband Paul of Chepachet.
He is pre deceased by his brothers Martin J Shepard and James J. Shepard.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday June 26, 2020 at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 144 Danielson Pike, Scituate. Because of the Covid 19 restrictions, burial with full Military Honors in the RI Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery will be private family only.
Calling hours are Thursday June 25, 2020 from 4:00-7:00 PM in the Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence.
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