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HALPIN, Ethel Marie (Shepard)

HALPIN - Ethel Marie (Shepard)
74, of Davenport, FL, formerly of Orchard Park, passed away August 19, 2016, in Davenport. Ethel was born in Warsaw, NY to Hubert and Doris Shepard on August 11, 1942. She attended Arcade High School and graduated in 1960. She resided in Orchard Park before moving to Florida in 1997, where she worked in customer service at Orange Lake Resort in Orlando. She enjoyed dancing, golfing and bowling, and was a wonderful cook. She always enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Ethel was predeceased by her parents Hubert and Doris Shepard; a sister Linda Schurr and a niece Cortney Morgan. Ethel is survived by her two sons Jeffrey (Carina) Halpin and Steven (Alexandra) Halpin; four grandchildren: Joseph Halpin, Emma Halpin, Sophie Halpin and Max Halpin; sisters Sonja (Chuck) Swain, Elizabeth Hoffman, Susan Morgan and a brother Hubert "Bud" Shepard. Her longtime companion Darrel Hopkins and former husband Ronald Halpin also survive her. She was a loving aunt to many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at the Roycroft Inn in East Aurora at 10 AM on Saturday, October 15, followed by a luncheon at 11 AM. A private inurnment will take place at the Hillcrest Cemetery and Mausoleum in Hamburg.

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