Page, Geoffrey E.
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Geoffrey Edward Page, "Jeff", 87, of Roxbury, CT, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at Bethel Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Jennie Curro Page.
He was born in Athol, MA, January 16, 1927, son of the late Benjamin Whitney and Caroline Blanchard Page.
Jeff left school at the age of 17 to join the Navy and was a veteran of WW II serving in the South Pacific. After military service, he returned to school and graduated from Westfield MA High School and earned an associate degree from the University of Massachusetts in Stockbridge, MA.
He worked for Eastern States Farmer Exchange in Bethel for 17 years and later was a car salesman at Colonial Ford in Danbury. He and his late wife moved to Palmetto , FL where he continued to work for several years.
Jeff was an Eagle Scout and continued his involvement in scouting over the years. He was a member and past treasurer of the Newtown Lions Club.
He is survived by a daughter, Susan Krager and her husband Robert of Roxbury; grandson, Geoffrey Krager and his wife Rebecca of Torrington; great-grandson, Seth Krager of Torrington; two sisters, Caroline Connelly and Edna Ball, both of Amherst, MA; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three sisters, Annette Quinlan, Mary Landry and Florence Vendette, and a brother, Benjamin Page Jr.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Mission Church, Roxbury, CT on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11 AM.
Arrangements by the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT.
Lillis Funeral Home
58 Bridge Street
New Milford, CT 06776
Published in News Times on July 20, 2014