Alphonse “Pete” Jeffrey, formerly of R.R. 2 Zurich, passed away peacefully at Bluewater Rest Home, on Sunday, August 4, 2013 in his 91st year. Beloved husband of Yvonne (Corriveau) Jeffrey. Dear father of Charlene and Don Oesch of R. R. 2 Zurich, Elaine and Doug Coxon of R. R. 2, Lucan and the late Gary Jeffrey (June 27, 2013). Loving grandfather to Sean and June Oesch, Mark Oesch, Jenna and Dan Drennan and Lisa Coxon and great-grandfather of Natalie, Jillian, Wyatt and Payton. Dear brother of Gerard and Colleen Geoffroi. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Remi and Sara (Masse) Jeffrey, sisters Lucille Jeffrey, Doris and Robert Mernovage and Cherie Jeffery and brothers Vincent and Agnes Geoffrey, Maxime Jeffrey, Dominic and Dolly Jeffrey and sisters-in-law Marie and Henry Wilds and Georgina and Morley Fournie. Alphonse was owner and operator of Jeffrey Brothers Construction Ltd. and farmed at St. Joseph for many years.
Visitation in the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N, Zurich on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, St. Joseph, Ont. Fr. Graham Keep celebrant. Interment St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. Parish Prayers will be said at the funeral home on Wednesday at 8:45 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church Building Fund or St. Andre’s Garden (St. Peter’s Church).