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ELIZABETH “BETH” SHEAHAN DOEPP

Elizabeth “Beth” Sheahan Doepp, 61, of Richmond Hill, Georgia and wife of Barry Richard Doepp, passed away Monday afternoon, June 15, 2020, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late James Thomas “Chuck” Sheahan, Sr. and the late Dorothy “Dot” Starks Sheahan. Beth was a parishioner of St. Anne Catholic Church in Richmond Hill where she was a member of the Council of Catholic Women. Beth was a dedicated employee for Gulfstream. She enjoyed stargazing and birdwatching. Beth was a loving wife and mother who loved praying the Rosary and was a supporter of Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Rosemarie Sheahan and Mary Sheahan Parrish.

Survivors include her husband of almost 30 years, Barry Richard Doepp; two daughters, Elizabeth Doepp and Mary Doepp; one sister, Patricia S. Templeton; five brothers, James T. Sheahan, Jr., Joseph D. Sheahan (Terri), Michael A. Sheahan, Christopher A. Sheahan (Rene’), and Timothy J. Sheahan; former sisters-in-law, Judy Sheahan and Tricia Sheahan, and nieces and nephews.

The rosary will be held at 6 o’clock Thursday evening in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue, Savannah, conducted by Father Joseph A. Smith with visitation until 8 o’clock.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 o’clock Friday morning at St. Anne Catholic Church – 10550 Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill conducted by the Reverend Allan J. McDonald and Father Solomon Kaanan. Interment will be at 2 o’clock Friday afternoon in the Catholic Cemetery.

Remembrances: American Cancer Society – Suite 102, 4849 Paulsen Street, Savannah, Georgia 31405-4424 or the Savannah Center for Blind and Low Vision – Attention: Donations – 1141 Cornell Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406-2701.

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  1. Crystal Norris says:

    Lizzie, Mary, Barry, Jesse and family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time.

    Mark and Crystal Norris (Jesse’s mom)

  2. Randy Powell says:

    Barry, So sorry to hear of your loss. My heart and prayers go out to you and your family.

  3. Cindy Courson says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. So sorry to hear of Beth’s passing but know her memories will last forever and she is in a better place and out of all the pain and suffering. She gained her wings and is with all the angels just like her.

  4. Karen Rowe says:

    Barry,
    Very sorry to hear of Beth’s passing. My prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult time. May you find peace in the cherished memories you shared together.

    Karen Rowe

  5. BEV & Sam Gorden says:

    Thankful for our dear friend to be in Peace and her battle over. Always in my heart and in our prayers. May God comfort her family and friends

  6. SARAH INGMAN says:

    I was a class mate of Beth’s at St. Vincent’s, and I am very sorry to hear of her passing. My heartfelt condolences to her family.

  7. Juan C. says:

    Always there to encourage those who are in need and loves those who were feeling scared and alone. Beth is not only been a friend but she’s been a mom to me and has taught me to care and how to enjoy life to fullest. No matter what I went through she would always stand by and pray for me & my family. I am forever grateful that this person, who will always be, this world’s guardian angel to not just in my life but to the lives she’s touched! I love you so much mom!

  8. Kevin Seckinger says:

    So sorry to hear about Beth. She had suffered for awhile. Now she is at peace. Beth was a extremely nice lady. Praying for you Barry and all your family.

  9. Barry R Doepp says:

    Beth
    I have loved you with all my heart,soul,and being for almost 30 years of marriage plus the year and a half leading up to our wedding September 15,1990.
    You are and will always be my better half,I am so glad that we had as many years together as we did.
    May God bless your soul!
    I love you to Infinity
    A Bushel and a Peck and a Hug around the neck is how much I love you
    RIP Saint Elizabeth(Beth) S Doepp
    I LOVE YOU!!!!!!
    Girls and I will be fine!

    Love and kisses to you in heaven,
    Barry R Doepp

  10. Robby Powers says:

    Dear Beth’s family,
    I am so sorry to hear of Beth’s passing. We all have great memories of days together at Tybee. Beth was a sweet, gentle soul and I hope that she is at peace.
    I wish that I could be with you today and hope to see all of you soon.
    Love to all,
    Robby

  11. Lynn Harrod says:

    So very sorry for your loss of a wonderful wife, mother and sister to your family!! Praying for comfort and peace in this emotionally difficult time!! Eternal rest grant unto her, Oh Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her! Amen!

  12. Angie Estill Wilkes says:

    Sorry to hear this, I have known Beth for most of my life from going to Cathedral Day School with Beth, Chris & Timothy to working with Beth & Barry at Derst Baking Company. Prayers for the family.

  13. Mary Powers Camacho says:

    Barry, Elizabeth and Mary,
    I am so sorry to hear about Beth’s passing. She was my friend since childhood. She was a very special person, so kind and caring. She will be missed by all.
    I will be holding your family and all of the Sheahans in my heart.
    Love
    Mary

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