Jeffrey A. Himmighoefer, 28, of Plainville, formerly of Milford passed away Sat. May 3, 2014 in his home. Jeffrey was presently working at Ultimate Chimney Sweeps in Plainville for the past few years. Born December 17, 1985 in Milford; he was the son of Cheryl A. (Dorcas) Himmighoefer and her late husband, Randall W. Himmighoefer. Jeffrey graduated from Milford High School, class of 2004. He continued on to Fitchburg State College before enlisting in the U.S. Marine Corps. Jeffrey proudly served two tours in the Persian Gulf War, one in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. Jeffrey was very active in all sports, playing on the Milford High School baseball team and the American Legion as a pitcher. He also was a football player and a basketball player for Milford High School. At Fitchburg State he continued with pitching for the College baseball team. He also enjoyed playing video games. In addition to his mother, Cheryl, Jeffrey is survived by his maternal grandparents, Winston F. Dorcas of Linwood, and Carol (Church) Dorcas of Ashland; four brothers: Randy Himmighoefer of MD, Matthew and Justin Himmig- hoefer of Plainville, and William Himmighoefer of Milford; six sisters: Kristen Macaruso-Himmighoefer of Worcester, Sarah , Debi, Denelle and Hannah Himmighoefe of Milford, and Susan Himmighoefer of Auburn; two nieces Gianna and Kaydence and one nephew, Jovani; and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Visiting hours will be held Sunday, May 11, 2014 from 5-7 PM in the Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home, 42 Congress Street, Milford. A graveside service with full military honors will be held Mon. May 12, 2014 at 10 AM in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave., Bourne, MA 02532 In lieu of flowers and due to restrictions at the cemetery the family asks for memorial donations in Jeffrey Himmighoefers name to be sent to the Milford High School, Athletic Department, 31 West Fountain Street, Milford, MA 01757. Please make checks out to Milford High School. www.bumafuneralhome.com
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Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home
42 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757
Published in Milford Daily News on May 7, 2014