Jean (Naylor) Jeffway, 87, of Bristol, beloved wife of Thomas Jeffway, passed away on Tuesday (Sept. 30, 2021) surrounded by her family.
Jean was born on September 5, 1934 in Hartford and was one of five children of the late Brigadier General William Naylor, US Army (ret.) and Irene (O’Brien) Naylor. She enjoyed spending time with family, vacationing in Ogunquit, ME, getting her nails done and eating sweets. She was a loving and devoted mother to her four children and an amazing hands-on grandmother. Jean was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, and friend, who adored her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband of 65 years, Jean is survived by four children: Tom Jeffway and wife, Beth of Bristol, Veronica Vitale and husband, James of Terryville, Linda Lewandoski and husband, Mark, of Terryville, and Carol Cyr and husband, Chet of Bristol; a brother: George “Tim” Naylor and wife, Barbara of Enfield; eight grandchildren: Kelly Vitale, Shannon Itzo, Amy Moreland and husband Eric, Andy Lewandoski and wife Corrin, Ashley DiFusco and husband Ryan, Patrick Prevost, Jenna Jeffway, and Jim Vitale; seven great-grandchildren: Tyler and Jake Moreland, Gabriella and Madison Smith and Noah, Nikolas and Nathan DiFusco; and several nieces and nephews. Jean was predeceased by brothers, Richard and William Naylor, and sister, Patricia Larese.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday (October 6, 2021) at 11 AM at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Wednesday between 10 and 11 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation at Parkinson.org.
Please visit Jean’s memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com.
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