Patrick J. Shepler, age 59 of North Canton passed away December 9, 2018 at Aultman Compassionate Care surrounded by his loving family following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Patrick was born February 14, 1959 in Canton to the late Fred and Rose Mary (Moulin) Shepler. He was a graduate of East Canton High School Class of 1977. Patrick retired from Timken Steel July 1st of 2018 following 39 years of service. He was an active and faithful member of Northwest Church of Christ where he was a former Deacon. Patrick enjoyed camping, the outdoors and cruising. He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends and especially his grandchildren. Patrick will forever be remembered by family and friends for the altruistic manner in which he lived his life.
He is survived by his wife, Theada (Alexander); sons, Ryan (Kathy) Shepler and Teddy (Victoria) Hayes; daughter, Talina Waidman; brother, Fred (Debbie) Shepler; sister, Jeanne Zepp; grandchildren, Calliope and Elowen Shepler, Owen and Alexander Hayes and Gauge Waidman; nephews, Michael Shepler and Matthew Zepp; and niece, Melissa Walker.
Patrick’s family will receive friends Thursday from 11 – 1:00 pm at Northwest Church of Christ, 3904 38th Street NW in Canton. A service Celebrating his life will follow at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Patrick’s memory to Northwest Church of Christ. Condolences can be shared with the family online at www.paqueletfalk.com.
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