Beatrice Tapley Shepherd

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Beatrice Tapley
Shepherd, 92
SCARBOROUGH -- Beatrice Tapley 'Bee' Shepherd, 92, of Scarborough, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Holbrook Health Center, Piper Shores in Scarborough.
Bee was born on Nov. 13, 1921, in Lynn, Mass., the daughter of Irving and Ruth (Mudge) Wilson.
She was a graduate of Radcliff (Harvard) class of 1942. Her freshman year was spent at Bates College where she met her future husband, the late Harry B. Shepherd. She transferred to Radcliff after one year at Bates. After raising two sons, Bob and Ric, she got her master's in library science. She worked at public libraries in Andover and Lynnfield, Mass.
She married Harry Buffum Shepherd on June 5, 1943, in Florida.
Bee is survived by sons, Bob Shepherd and wife Alice of New Hampshire and Ric Shepherd of North Carolina; and five grandchildren.
A brief interment service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, June 13, at Black Point Cemetery, Scarborough, to be followed by a reception at the Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Rd., South Portland. Condolences may be expressed online at
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from June 8 to June 10, 2014
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