Mercedes ‘Mercy’ Shepherd was born July 12, 1934, and entered into rest on Sept. 1, 2013, after a long illness.
She was a beloved mother, grandmother, auntie, friend and confidante. Her warmth and caring heart caused everyone who came into contact with her to love and adore her. Her sense of humor touched so many and brought smiles and laughter to everyone she was around. She was a long-time Fairfield resident who managed the Round Hill Creek Apartments for over 22 years.
She is survived by her daughter, Dawn Shepherd and son-in-law Cleo Mayoral; daughter, Sally Kittelson and son-in-law Greg Kittelson; and son, Russell McConnell; as well as sisters, Viola Green, Dolores Stoll and Catherine Pieratt. Mercy had nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
Viewing is 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, McCune Garden Chapel, 212 Main Street, Vacaville. 7 p.m. Rosary. A Catholic prayer service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at McCune Garden Chapel.
Arrangements under the care of McCune Garden Chapel, 448-6546.