Sheppard, Elizabeth M. (nee Allen) Age 62, of Naperville, IL, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013 surrounded by her loving family at Seasons Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was born April 22, 1951 in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Elizabeth is survived by her husband, Clifford "Cliff" Sheppard (whom she married in November of 1977 in Georgetown, ON, Canada); daughter, Jennifer (Timothy) Curran of Oswego, IL; son, Kevin (Amy) Sheppard of Peru, IL; four grandchildren, Aliya and Kinsley Curran, Cynthia and Vanessa Sheppard; her father, Robert Allen of Georgetown, ON; sister, Evelyn Russell of Rockwood, ON; also nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a stepson, Christopher Sheppard; her mother, Alva (nee Cripps) Allen and brother, Keith Allen. A gathering of family/friends will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the DUNN FAMILY FUNERAL HOME with CREMATORY, 1801 Douglas Road, Oswego, IL. Cremation took place at American Crematory in Oswego, IL. A gathering of family/friends will be announced at a later date in Georgetown, ON followed by the inurnment of the cremains at Riverview Cemetery in Acton, ON. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to either Canadian Cancer Society, 55 St Clair Ave W. Suite 500, Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7 or American Cancer Society, 143 First St. Suite 100, Batavia, IL 60510. For additional information 630/554-3888.
Published in Naperville Sun on Nov. 8, 2013