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Ernest George Shepard

Newport, N.H. — Ernest George Shepard died at home on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, after a long illness.

He was predeceased by his wife, Alma (Laber) Shepard. He leaves a son, Ernest Shepard, Jr. and his wife, Linda; daughter, Deb Bowers; nine grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; one brother; three sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Dartmouth College Highway, Route 4, Lebanon N.H.

In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to the Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Vermont and New Hampshire P.O Box 976 White River Junction, Vt. 05001-0976 or to the American Cancer Society.