Phyllis A Sheppard

September 9, 2021


Phyllis A. Sheppard (Fiore), 83, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family on September 9, 2021.

Devoted mother of Michael Sheppard, Jr., his wife Laurie, Susan Blankmeyer, her husband Ed, Kathleen Tartis, her husband William, John Sheppard, his wife Amy, Robert Sheppard and his wife Kelly.  Cherished grandmother of Averie, Michael, III and Ryan, Brittany, Alison and Ty, William and Brooke, Jaime, John and Sidney, Robert and Patrick.  Proud great-grandmother of Colin.  Dear sister of Ted Fiore, Denise Fiore and Jackie Reilly.  Phyllis was pre-deceased by her beloved husband Michael J. Sheppard, Sr. and her parents Anthony & Antoinette Fiore.    

Visitation at the Leonardis Memorial Home, Inc., 210 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park on Tuesday from 4-8pm.  Due to an expected large crowd and the covid pandemic, visitors are kindly asked to pay their respects and then exit.  Your cooperation and understanding are greatly appreciated.

The funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, 10am at Holy Family Church in Florham Park followed by the entombment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover. 


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Phyllis’s name to:

Seton Hall Athletics, 400 South Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079


Seton Hall Prep Athletics, 120 Northfield Ave., West Orange, NJ 07052.



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September 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leonardis Memorial Home
210 Ridgedale Ave
Florham Park, NJ 07932

Funeral Mass
September 15, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Family Church
1 Lloyd Avenue
Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

September 15, 2021

Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
225 Ridgedale Ave
East Hanover, NJ 07936

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