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Francis Thomas "Jeff" Jefferson

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Francis Thomas "Jeff" Jefferson On the 4th of July, Francis Thomas "Jeff" Jefferson passed away in the comfort of his home with family at his side. Born March 12, 1917 in Stoneham, Massachusetts, Jeff grew up humbly through the Depression with his father and sister Ruth. He graduated from Ridge Tech in 1935 and joined the United States Air Force, where he would serve as a line chief and flew multiple missions over "the Hump" above the Himilayas in World War II. The USAF took him to Tucson AZ where he would meet Frances, the love of his life in 1941. The two married and started a large loving family. Jeff retired from the Air Force and had a full career at Tucson Electric Power, but his focus was always on his faith, his wife, and loving children. Always with laughter and a twinkle in his eye, he lived to follow Christ and serve his family and those in need. Predeceased by his wife of 67 years, Frances Jefferson, Francis is survived by his children, Ann (and Bob) Dunbar, Tom (and Jan) Jeffers on, Jim (and Debra) Jefferson, Joan (and Bob) Sicilian, John (and Anne) Jefferson, 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Services will be held Tuesday July 9, 2013 with Visitation and Rosary at 11:00 a.m. and Mass at 12:00 noon at Our Mother of Sorrows, 1800 S. Kolb Rd. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL.

Published in the Arizona Daily Star on July 7, 2013
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