Wrisley Funeral Home
90 Sugarloaf Street, South Deerfield, MA 01373
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Evelyn (Sheppard) Boron

There will be calling hours Friday July 13 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.at Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf St South Deerfield MA followed by a mass at the Holy Family Pope Center Sugarloaf St South Deerfield MA and burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boron Ave., South Deerfield MA

Evelyn (Sheppard) Boron passed away on July 1, 2018 at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst. Evelyn was born July 15, 1924 to Frank Sheppard and Evelyn (Szewczyk) Sheppard. Her mother passed away in 1934. She later had another mother Sophie Sheppard who she adored.

She graduated from the high school of Commerce in 1942. She lived in Indian Orchard and moved to South Deerfield when she married the love of her life Henry Boron.

She worked in the Springfield Armory, Milton Bradley and her father’s market. In 1950 she opened Boron’s Market with her husband Henry on Elm Street in South Deerfield.  Evelyn then went to work at UMass and retired at the age of 71. After retiring she worked part time in the Stop & Shop bakery for 14 years until she was 85.

Evelyn is survived by her daughter Susan Beaubien and her husband Al, her grandson Brian O‘Connor and wife Kate, three great grandchildren Kevin, Ryan and Kiersten, her sister Dianne Carter of Ipswich, sisters-in-law Harriet Rogers of Northampton, Shirley Boron of South Deerfield, brother-in-law Walter Thayer of Hatfield and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Henry Boron, son Ricky Boron and sister Joan Thayer.

Evelyn belonged to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Society and the Rosary Society. She loved helping everyone especially her family. She was always giving people money when they needed it.

She spent a great deal of time visiting friends and family in the nursing home.

She especially loved to do her family’s laundry and ironing especially for Brian and Kate.

Special thanks to her sister-in-law Harriet Rogers who took her on many excursions all over the countryside and their very special lunches. Special thanks to Jane from the Hatfield Senior Center who always went out of her way to help Evelyn. Special thanks to Pat Crafts who helped mom out and for all her patience and for her scrambled eggs. Special thanks to the staff at the Center for Extended Care in Amherst for all their kindness and caring. Special thanks to Jackie Williams her physical therapist.

There will be calling hours Friday July 13 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.at Wrisley Funeral Home, Sugarloaf St South Deerfield MA followed by a mass at the Holy Family Pope Center Sugarloaf St South Deerfield MA and burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Boron Ave., South Deerfield MA

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to;

The Hatfield Council on aging 59 Main St. Hatfield Mass 01038 or  

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church capital fund 29 Sugarloaf St. So Deerfield MA 01373
Expressions of Sympathy are available at: www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com