Sally Bright Shepard, 85, of Fayetteville, passed away surrounded by family. She graduated from Fayetteville High School and attended Syracuse University. Following the death of her husband, she provided in-home child care. She was a SU sports fan and was a passionate gardener. She enjoyed spending time with her sons and grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her husband, Robert E. Shepard in 1986; her brother, John “Jack” Bright in 2014.
She is survived by three sons, Steven R. (Diana) Shepard of East Syracuse, Gary R. (Michael Poitras) Shepard of Syracuse and Jay T. (Debra) Shepard of Jamesville; four grandchildren, Michael Shepard, Melissa Terino, Jonathan Shepard and Brian Shepard; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call from 10:00 - 11:00 am on Monday, May 20th at Eaton-Tubbs Fayetteville Chapel, 7191 E. Genesee St., Fayetteville. The memorial service will follow the calling hour at the funeral home. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.
The family wishes to express thanks and gratitude to the neighbors of Sally, Julie and Danny Kilbride, Barbara Surowick, David Denke and Vicki Jayne.