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“I worked with Rachel at Kmart years ago. Didn't know until now that she passed. I haven't seen her in a few years and thought about her the...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Yvonne - Stafford, CT - friend

“With sympathy during this difficult time. ”
2 of 20 | Posted by: Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home - CT

“Lisa,So sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficut time. ”
3 of 20 | Posted by: Gina D'Angelo, DPH - Farmington

“We were so sorry to hear of your loss. In your heart there are treasured, happy memories of Rachel. Unexpected sources will trigger those memories...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Dottie Konarski

“I am so sorry for your loss she was a great friend of mine she will be missed ”
5 of 20 | Posted by: Holly cardello

“I am so sorry for your loss. Anything I can do please don't hesitate to reach out. ”
6 of 20 | Posted by: Melissa Halligan - Ellington, CT

“Lisa and Scott,I am sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 20 | Posted by: Nancy Vichi - avon, CT

“Rachel I will miss ur laugh and bubbly personality u were real and down to earth u will be praying for ur entire family to have the strength to deal...Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: Alateishia Johnson

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family . Please let us know if there is anything we can do. God bless. ❤ ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: The Norcross Family - Vernon, CT

“Lisa, Scott, Ashley. So sorry to hear of the passing of Rachel. Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
10 of 20 | Posted by: Pauline Krupa - Windsor Locks, CT

“Rachel: You were a delight to work with all these years! You will always have a special place in my memories!Shepard family: I know Rachel had her...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Lisa Scott Ashley and the entire family Hearing of your loss My prayers and thoughts for all are with you God Bless ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Susan (Rataic) Beckers - Stella, NC

“Lisa and Family,I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 20 | Posted by: Katie Shuttleworth - East Windsor, CT

“Lisa, Scott & Ashley,Although there are no words to ease your sorrow, may heartfelt thoughts bring you comfort and loving memories bring you...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Deb Knibbs

“Lisa and Family: I was very sorry to learn that Rachel died at a young age. Life is not always fair. May she rest in peace. ”
15 of 20 | Posted by: Henry Ziewacz - Wethersfield, CT

“Lisa and family,I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. I truly hope time will allow for happy memories to help you through this very...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Maheux - Ellington, CT

“Lisa and family, Please accept our family's condolences on the loss of your daughter, and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Britos-Swain - Preston, CT

“To the Shepard family:I am so sorry for your loss. Although Rachel and I lost contact after school I would still see her from time to time. Her laugh...Read More »
18 of 20 | Posted by: Julie Gebhardt - Vernon, CT

“To the Shepard family:I am so sorry for your loss. Although over the years Rachel and I lost touch I still seen her every now and again smileing and...Read More »
19 of 20 | Posted by: Julie - Vernon, CT

“To the Shepard Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
20 of 20 | Posted by: Theresa Seabrook - Colchester, CT


Rachel Lynn Shepard, 34, of Manchester, beloved daughter of Scott and Lisa (Plude) Shepard of Vernon, passed away suddenly at her home on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Born in Hartford, she grew up and lived in Vernon for most of her life before moving to Manchester five years ago. She was a graduate of Rockville High School, Class of 2000. She was very outgoing and loved to talk to everyone. Rachel liked scary movies, Halloween, Hello Kitty, jewelry and Rosary Beads. She enjoyed making crafts with her mother and sister. Rachel loved all animals, especially dogs and frogs. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Ashley Shepard of Vernon; her paternal grandparents, Barry and Barbara Shepard of Tavares, FL; her uncle, Butch Plude and his wife Lorry; her aunts, Darlene Bauer and her husband Fred, Cathy Mott, Lori Wentworth and her husband Dave, Stacie Fluckiger and her husband Mark, and Elaine Plude; a great aunt, Pam Taylor and her husband George; her cousins, Valerie, Chris, Sean, Zack, Josh, Justin and Lindsay, and her close friends, Becky, Jordyn and Clara, and her best friends and companions, her family, Peanut, Mugsey, and Ginger. She was predeceased by her maternal grandparents, Warren and Alice Plude. The family would like to thank the Community Health Resources, Monika Wojtak, and a special thank you to Cheri Hitchcock and Amanda Paugas from Interim Health and Caregivers of Connecticut. Her family will receive friends for memorial calling hours on Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the Ladd-Turkington & Carmon Funeral Home, 551 Talcottville Road (Route 83), Vernon, followed by a memorial service at the funeral home beginning at 11 a.m. Burial will be private and at the convenience of her family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Road, Newington, CT 06111.

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