Antionette "Nanette" Marie Scardino Sheppard entered into eternal rest to join the love of her life on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Clarence J. Sheppard, Jr.; her parents, Jake Scardino, Sr., and Rosie Congemi Scardino; and her loving siblings: Joe Scardino, Chris Scardino, Jake Scardino, Louis Scardino, Nick Scardino, Frances Grisaffi, Feenie Philpott, and Katherine Funck. She leaves behind her 3 beloved daughters: Janis Gordon (Rodney), Cathy Jacob, and Colleen Sheppard; her grandchildren: Rodney Gordon, Jr., Randy Gordon, Robert Gordon, Ryan Gordon, Tara Smith, Cory Jacob, Celina Bolding, Cristina Spencer, and Carrie Nauck; 18 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and many cousins.
Antionette loved to dance all her life. She enjoyed cooking and gardening and going to listen to live music. She dearly loved her siblings and will be missed by all her children and grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Services at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Tuesday, October 12, 2021. Visitation will begin at 10:00 am with a Mass of Christian Burial starting at 12:00 pm. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Garden of Memories Funeral Home.
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