SHEPPARD, Ronald (Ron) - The family announces with sorrow his death, at his residence in Chelmsford, Friday, November 27, 2009 at the age of 72 years. Son of the late Edward and of the late Madeleine (née Roberts) Sheppard. Beloved husband of Pauline Sheppard (née Blake) of Chelmsford. Loving father of Bruce Sheppard (Paula) of Aurora. Predeceased by his son Normand. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Jennifer, Stacey-Alice and Tabetha. Sadly missed by many brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Ron was above all a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be missed dearly by all who knew him. The family will receive relatives and friends at the COOPERATIVE FUNERAL HOME, 4691, R R 15, CHELMSFORD, Wednesday, December 2nd , 2009 from 2-5 and 6:30- 8:30p.m. A funeral service will follow at 8:30 p.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel, Chelmsford. Donations (by cheque only) to the Canadian War Amps, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation would be appreciated.