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Judith Shepherd

March 15, 1939 — July 10, 2023

La Porte

 

Judith Anne Shepherd  

March 15, 1939 - July 10, 2023

 

Judith Anne Shepherd, 84, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away peacefully Monday, July 10, 2023 at Life Care Center in Michigan City, IN.

 

She was born March 15, 1939 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Claude Shepherd and Angeline (Walsh) Shepherd.

 

A lifelong resident of the NW Indiana area, Judith graduated from La Porte High School. Following high school, she pursued her degree in education. Judith worked as a school teacher for Emerson High School in Gary, IN until her retirement in 1985. She was a member of the St. Peter's Catholic Church, La Porte and the American Association of University Women, La Porte Chapter. Judith enjoyed volunteering at the Independent Cat Society in her free time.

 

Judith is preceded in death by her parents; her Aunt Martha Berkowski; her sister, Jeanne Pieschala and brother-in-law Casmir Pieschala.

 

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN where visitation will take place from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Monday, July 17, 2023. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St Peters Catholic Church, La Porte at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 18, with interment to follow at Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana.

 

Memorial contributions may be made in Judith's name to St. Peter's Catholic Church; 1101 Michigan Ave. La Porte, IN.

 

Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Monday, July 17, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Haverstock Funeral Home Inc

602 Maple Ave, La Porte, IN 46350

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Peters Catholic Church

1101 Michigan Ave., La Porte, IN 46350

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Burial

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Pine Lake Cemetery, Indiana

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