The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

April 15, 2013

Glenn E. Shepard Jr.

The Tribune-Democrat

NORTH CAROLINA — SHEPARD – Glenn E. Jr., 57, formerly of Boswell, was killed in an accident April 11, 2013, in North Carolina. Born Jan. 8, 1956, in Johnstown, son of Glenn E. Sr. and Mary Angela “Angie” (Donia) Shepard. Preceded in death by grandparents, Sam and Jessie Donia and Thomas and Virgie Shepard; and beloved dog, Joda. Survived by parents, Boswell; sons, Christopher and Ryan; grandchildren, Austin, Christopher Jr. and Savannah; former wife, Pamela; sisters and brothers, Dianna, Peggy Magazzu, Gina Farence, Mary Jo Coughenour and Steven; six nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives. A 1974 graduate of North Star High School. A U.S. Army veteran with 23 years of service. Visitation will be held from noon until time of service at 1 p.m. Thursday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell, Deacon Jay Pyle, officiating. Committal, Mount Carmel Cemetery, with graveside military rites by Somerset County Honor Guard. To express condolences, light a candle or order flowers, visit

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