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Laura Jane Joyce Reid Shepa, 82, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021. She was born in 1939 in Newport News, VA. Laura married Robert Thomas Shepa on December 5, 1964. She dedicated herself to her husband and family her entire life and had a special bond with all her grandchildren, who she showered with affection and love. She enjoyed simple things, including reading, crossword puzzles, gardening, trips to the beach and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a compassionate and generous woman who always had a kind word for everyone she met.

Laura was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Thomas Shepa; her parents, James Harvey Reid and Lula Virginia Hudgins Reid; her brother, Harvey Reid; her sister, Vernel Shortz and nephew, Richard Reid. She is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Shepa Blazey; her son, Steven Thomas Shepa; grandchildren, Simon, Christian, Rane, Caleb, Nate, Sierra, Quentin, Orion, Annaliese, Micah; her brother, Robert Reid and his wife, Cindy Reid; nephews, Luke Biernot, Jamie Reid, Jake Reid; nieces, Darlene Morris, Vicky Reid, Katie Reid and several great-grandchildren, great-nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life service will be planned in the near future. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association in her honor. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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