My great aunt Jean passed away on July 16th. She was the sister to
my late grandfather Thomas Jeffrey and is survived by her younger brother
Richard “Ricky”, who led the meal blessing at our wedding.
She was a dedicated Catholic and author of the short Christmas book ‘If
You’re Missing Baby Jesus’.
A story about her mom, my great grandmother, who found an extra baby Jesus in their manger set. She left a sign at the store that read "If you're missing baby Jesus call 7162". It is a beautiful story. I love Christmas and I love family, so this short story makes me tear up every time I read it. The above link has the entire story, featuring my grandpa as “brother Tom”. But
please consider purchasing this book for a Christmas classic.
Jean died in Door County, Wisconsin her favorite place in the world (even though
she retired to Tucson). She had recently been diagnosed with a lymphoma. She
died while on vacation surrounded by her family and holding her daughter’s
God is good, he is good!
remember my family in your prayers as I know she is praying for us now.
obituary is here
and she remains with us always,
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