Jeffrey Michner

Jeffrey S Michner

1982 - 2018

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Obituary of Jeffrey S Michner

Jeffrey Steven Michner- 36, of New York City, passed away on Friday May 11th at New York University Medical Center. Born in Morristown, New Jersey, Jeff was raised in Upper Township, New Jersey. Before entering Ocean City High School, Jeff played Little League where he was an All Star pitcher. Choosing golf over baseball at Ocean City he was South Jersey Player of the Year, Ocean City golfer of the century, and a High-School All American. Jeff was a member of an All Star golf team from the United States that competed in Scotland. Jeff went on to play Division 1 golf at Drexel University where he was a team captain. He went to Culinary School at Drexel receiving a Bachelors Degree in Business. His passion for cooking sent him to The Tides in South Beach, Miami. He then became Chef de cuisine at Sirios in The Pierre Hotel. Following this he became Executive Chef at Schiller's Liquor Bar in New York City. Upon his untimely death, he was the Executive Chef at Pig Beach in Brooklyn, New York. During his time as a Chef in New York City he was an active participant in numerous charitable events such as No Kind Hungry, Cookies4kids, and Food Bank. Jeff's family was the center of his life. He leaves behind his Wife Sara, his Daughter Hayes, his twin sister Meghan, sister Jennifer, his parents Dr. Richard and Connie Michner, and so many relatives and friends that will miss him dearly. He was loved by so many. " There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they are gone the light still remains." His smile and humor that touched so many will never be forgotten. There will be a viewing at Godfrey Funeral Home in Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, New Jersey from 10:00am to 12:00pm on Friday May 18th followed by a celebration of his life at The Windrift Hotel in Avalon, New Jersey from 2:00 to 5:00pm. In lieu of flowers a GoFundMe page for Jeff's daughter for a future college education has been established. It is under Hayes Blume Michner on the GoFundMe website.


Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, May 18, 2018
The Godfrey Funeral Home Of Palermo
644 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States