Telegraph Journal, May 25, 1967, Page 7
Saint John Businessman Mourned
A well-known businessman, David Shepard, of 302 Lancaster Avenue, died unexpectedly Wednesday at the Saint John General Hospital. He was 49 years of age.
Born in Fredericton, a son of the late Ralph and Rose Shepard, Mr.Shepard was a veteran of the Second World War. He joined the RCAF in Fredericton and served in various parts of Canada from 1941 to 1946.
He was the proprietor of the Fabric Centre on Union Street for 20 years.
Mr.Shepard was the past president of the Habonim Group and a member of the Congregation Shaarei Zedek.
Surviving are his wife, the former Ethel Morgenthau, a son, Ralph at home; two daughters, Rhona, a student at Dalhousie University, and Karen at home; two sisters, Mrs. Issador (Eva) Simon, of Halifax and Mrs. Max (Mary) Delfen of Montreal and several nephews and nieces.
Resting at the vestry of Shaarei Zedek Synagogue from where the funeral will be held this afternoon with service at 2:30 p.m. with Rabbi A.D. Feffer officiating. Interment will be in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery.
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Canadian Heart Foundation.
The Telegraph Journal
Thursday, May 25, 1967, page 16
Unexpectedly at the Saint John General Hospital on May 24,1967, David Shepard,302 Lancaster Avenue, survived by hiswife, one son,two daughters, two sisters,several nephews and nieces.
Resting at the vestry of the Shaarei Zedek Synagogue from where the funeral will be held Thursday afternoon with service at 2:30 o’clock. Interment in Shaarei Zedek Cemetery. Shiva will be observed at the home of Mrs. David Shepeard, 302 Lancaster Avenue at 7:50 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.
(The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Canadian Heart Foundation.)
Gravestone reference code(s): JM 998.61.406. Memorial plaque in synagogue: Jack and Rose Freedman - B3. Additional notes: proprieter - Fabric Centre