CRESAPTOWN — Bonny Lea (Lease) Shepherd, 75, of Cresaptown, passed away on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born June 22, 1937, in Cresaptown, she was the daughter of the late Vance and Mary Lea (Shuck) Lease. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Penny Lea (Shepherd) Mourey.
Bonny was retired from Gambles Company in Beverly, N.J. After living 42 years there, she and her husband returned to Cresaptown and bought the same home where she grew up. She was an active member of the Cresaptown United Methodist Church. She loved her family, especially spending time with her children and grandchildren. Her youngest grandchild, Hunter, arrived a week early and she had the opportunity to hold him in her arms before she passed away. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are her husband, Paul Shepherd; one son, Richard Shepherd and wife Rosemarie, of New Jersey; one daughter, Dawn Berold, of New Albany, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Steven, of Louisville, Ky., Michael, Andrew and Ryan, of New Albany, Ind. and Megan, Gino and Hunter, of New Jersey; one great-granddaughter, Haylie, of Louisville, Ky. and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received at the Scarpelli Funeral Home, P.A. (www.scarpellifh.com) Cresaptown, on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Thursday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Hal Atkins officiating. Friends will be received one hour prior to the service.
Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park.
CATHERINE C. RINGLER
ALTOONA, Pa. — Catherine Clair Ringler, 80, of Altoona, Pa., died Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Altoona Regional Hospital.
She was born Oct. 18, 1932, in Altoona, the daughter of the late Michael and Thelma (Rothrauff) Cole.
She was a member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, and is retired as a Registered Nurse from the state. She is a graduate of Altoona High School.
She is survived by her son, Thomas Ewig II, of Altoona; two daughters, Catherine Louise Sampson, of Tennessee and Beth Ann Ewig, of Cumberland; five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona, Pa.
Services will be conducted on Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Stevens Memorial Chapel.
Interment will be at the Calvary Cemetery. www.stevensmortuary.com.