Peacefully, at LHSC-University Hospital, London on Thursday, October 6, 2011 of Usborne Township in his 85th year. Beloved husband and best friend of Ruth (Ratz) Jeffery for 58 years. Loving father of Mary Margaret and Gary Thompson of Parkhill, Paul and Jan Jeffery of Hensall, Shawn and Marion Jeffery of Exeter, Mark and Sheila Jeffery of Hanover and Nancy Jane and George Finch of Exeter. Cherished grandfather of Roxanna and her fiancé Lee, Brandon, Caroline, Kathleen, Genevieve; Marshall, Chelsey and her fiancé Brennan; Jacob; Kayti, Adam; Nathan, Tyler, Vanessa and great-grandfather of Sophia. Dear brother of Eileen and Doug Rivers of London. Also missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his brother Bob Jeffery (2010) and wife Bernice (2002) and his parents William and Roxie (Cann) Jeffery. Harry resided at his family farm on the 2nd concession of Usborne Township his entire life. He was a man of many talents, including music, mechanic, woodworker and carpenter. Harry loved to be outdoors enjoying nature. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends and neighbours.
Friends may call at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, (1 street west of Main), Exeter on Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM where the complete funeral service will be held on Monday, October 10th at 11 AM with Rev. Paul Ross officiating. Cremation with interment Exeter Cemetery on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 10 AM.
Donations to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund (JDRF), Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Harry L. Jeffery