PEMBROKE - Jeffrey Allen Bokum, 39, of Dearborn Road, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, with his wife at his side at the Bridgton Hospital in Maine after a short battle with cancer.
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Born in Concord on April 22, 1973, Jeffrey was the son of Gary Bokum of Allenstown and Diane (Allaire) Hartford of Epsom. He was a lifelong resident of the Allenstown -Pembroke area and had graduated from Pembroke Academy in 1992.
Jeffrey was a career firefighter and EMT with the Portsmouth Fire Department. He had also worked for a short time with the Raymond Fire Department and volunteered with the fire department in his hometown of Pembroke. Jeff was also the owner and operator of Profile Orthotics Center in Concord, which specialized in custom fitted ski boots.
Above and beyond his work, Jeff's passions included golfing and Disney World.
In addition to his parents, Jeff is survived by his wife, Shelley L. (Trimback) Bokum of Pembroke and a brother, Edgar Hartford, Jr. of Goffstown.
SERVICES: Friends and family are invited to pay their respects on Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Petit Funeral Home, 167 Main St., Pembroke.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church in Allenstown, followed by burial in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Portsmouth Firefighters Charitable Assocation, 170 Court St., Portsmouth, 03801.
The Petit Funeral Home offers an on-line guestbook at www.petitfuneralhome.com.
Petit Funeral Home
167 Main Street
Pembroke, NH 03275
Published in Union Leader on June 1, 2012