Rosemary Sheppard

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February 28, 1934 - October 14, 2019
Born in Boston, MA
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Rosemary Sheppard of St. Charles, MO, passed away at the age of 85 on Monday, October 14, 2019. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Peter Sheppard; two children, Angela and Stephen Sheppard; her parents, Stephen and Mary Ryan; and four siblings.

Rosemary is survived by her children, Susan (Mike) Langwith, David (Erin) Sheppard, Cynthia (Jason) Swain, and Peter (Sarah) Sheppard; eleven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and her nephews, nieces, and cousins.

Rosemary’s faith was always important to her and she took pride in being an active member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church where she served as a lector delivering the liturgy. She was a fan of all sports with a love for Duke basketball. Cooking was another passion of Rosemary’s and it filled her with joy to prepare delicious meals for her family. Her grandchildren held a special place in Rosemary’s heart and she treasured the memories she made with them. She will be dearly missed.

Contributions in Rosemary’s name may be made to Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Janice Sheppard Rudolph October 14, 2019 at 6:53 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. May she live in your hearts forever.

  2. Amy October 14, 2019 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful lady. And my Mom and I were blessed to have her and your family in our lives.

  3. Beverly Swain October 15, 2019 at 2:48 am - Reply

    Please accept my condolences. It’s never easy to lose your mom. I know she loved her kids and grandkids, you brought her great joy. We will miss her at our family celebrations.

  4. Terry & Linda Courtney October 15, 2019 at 2:03 pm - Reply

    candle 4So sorry for your loss of your mother. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers❤️🙏🏻

  5. Larabee Family October 15, 2019 at 9:51 pm - Reply

    Cindy and Jason –
    We are so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful woman, mother, and grandmother. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all!♥️

  6. NANCY C DOERHOFF October 16, 2019 at 9:20 am - Reply

    Very sorry for you and your family. Great love becomes great loss. Remember her Faith and take comfort in your precious memories.

  7. Kevin Kilkenny October 16, 2019 at 5:39 pm - Reply

    Sorry for your loss. We had a great time with Rosemary during a cruise in the Mediterranean. She would always joke about which of her kids was her ‘favorite’.

  8. mary baumann October 16, 2019 at 5:44 pm - Reply

    We knew Rosemary for many many years. Such a beautiful lady so gracious and kind. Our heartfelt condolences.

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