Mary Nye Shephard

Mary Nye Shephard, homemaker, passed away peacefully on Friday, February 7, 2014 at the age of 80. She was the cherished wife of the late James J. Shephard Sr. Loving mother of James J. Shephard Jr. (Geraldine), Diane S. Cacamo (Alan) and Carol S. Jones (Jeffrey). Daughter of the late Charles Henry Nye and Elizabeth Julia Weinberger Nye. She is also survived and fondly remembered by her 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Mary was born and raised in New Orleans, LA, resided in Chalmette for over 30 years, and was a current resident of Marrero for the past nine years. She was well loved and affectionately known for her good nature and generous heart. She will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother and a loving friend to many, who treasured her family. Relatives and friends attended a visitation held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette, LA on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, followed by a funeral mass. Mary was laid to rest with her husband in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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