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Regina (Kane) Shepherd

October 8, 1942 ~ June 22, 2020 (age 77)


Regina Kane Shepherd, age 77, of Sparta, NC; passed away Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC.

She was born October 8th, 1942 in Brighton, Massachusetts to the late Walter and Mary Gjweska Kane. In addition to her parents, She was preceded in death by her husband, Arnie Shepherd; a brother, Zenon Kane.
Regina was a very loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. She was very active in her community, volunteering with many organizations but especially loved Meals on Wheels, and the Animal Rescue, where she would take just about any type of animal in to take care of or nurse back to health.

Survivors include two daughters: Terri Huber and husband Arnie of Sparta, Kristi Marchetti and companion Darrell Richardson of Sparta; four grandchildren: Cyndee Marchetti Bobrow and husband Jamie, Randee Marchetti, Raymond Marchetti, Jr. and wife Elysia, Mathew Huber; three great-grandchildren: Landen and Masen Bobrow, Olivia Grace Marin; one great-granddaughter not quite with us yet, Ella Marchetti; a sister, Helen Kane of Sparta. Special former son-in-law, Raymond Marchetti, Sr.

A graveside service to honor the life of Regina will be held 10:00 am Saturday, July 11th, 2020 at Little Pine Church of the Brethren Cemetery with Father James Stuhrenberg officiating.

Family and Friends are welcome to join us for a Celebration of Life of Regina at her home at 165 Acorn Hill Road in Sparta for lunch and refreshments immediately following the graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Little Pine Church of the Brethren Cemetery Fund, PO Box 34 Ennice, NC 28623,Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Rd. Dobson, NC 27017, American Cancer Society. 7027 Albert Pick Rd. suite 104, Greensboro, NC 27409, or Alleghany Council on Aging Meals on Wheels, PO Box 416, Sparta, NC 28675.

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Graveside Service
July 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Little Pine Church of the Brethren
2740 Barrett Road
Ennice, NC 28623


Alleghany Coucil on Aging
PO Box 416, Sparta NC 28675

Little Pine Church of the Brethren Cemetery Fund
PO Box 34, Ennice NC 28623

American Cancer Society
7027 Albert Pick Road Ste 104, Greensboro NC 27409

Woltz Hospice Home
945 Zephyr Rd, Dobson NC 27017

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