Obituary of Steven G. Jefferis
Steven G. Jefferis, age 73, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, April 3, 2021, after a courageous battle against cancer for 5 years. Born in West Chester, PA, Steve was raised in Florida, lived in Springfield, PA, while working many years in the auto industry, before retiring to Ocean City, NJ. He was a proud marine, serving 2 tours in the Vietnam War, and a member of the Ocean City, NJ American Legion Post 524. Steve was a talented woodworker, hand-making objects & furniture for family & friends. He was an avid reader and enjoyed country music. A loving, caring & humble man, Steve will be dearly missed and mourned. Survivors include his loving wife, Joan; daughter, Kathleen Lasher (Brian); son, Charles (Elizabeth); Stepdaughter, Deborah Barrow (Kevin); Stepson, William Preston (Susan); Sisters, Bonnie, Shirley & Wanda; and 11 grandchildren. Steven was predeceased in death by his parents, Walter & Ruby. In keeping with Steve’s wishes, and due to covid restrictions, no formal service will be held at this time. The family will plan a life celebration for a future date to be scheduled. Memorials may be given to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or The American Legion, PO Box 361623, Indianapolis, IN 46236-1626 For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com For updates to when his service is planned, please check back to his webpage.
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