Jeffrey M. West
1973 - 2021
Jeffrey M. West
March 22, 1973 - Sept. 6, 2021
Jeff West of Corbett, Ore., departed this earth Sept. 6, 2021 in Gresham, Ore.
A longtime sufferer of Philadelphia sports team fandom (Go Eagles!), Jeff was also passionate about cooking, Russian literature, and music in any and all genres, creating playlists from the time he could operate a turntable.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Anne Olena; and survived by his mother, Arletta West of Canby, Ore.; his sister, Jill West and brother-in-law, Steve Godino of Canby; parents-in-law, Eric and Helen Olena of Phoebe Berks Wernersville, Pa.; in-laws, Erica and Jason Peterka; and niece and nephew, Ivy and Locke, of Mohnton, Pa.; beloved dogs, Kip and Allie; as well as countless other family and friends.
Services will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the following organizations that support Jeff's greatest passion, music. WFMU (, VH1 Save the Music (, and Girls Make Beats ( "Those who pass by us do not go alone, and do not leave us alone, they leave a little bit of themselves, and take a little bit of us" - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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Published by The Oregonian from Sep. 8 to Sep. 9, 2021.
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What heartbreaking news. I'm holding you and your family in the light. I have to believe you and Anne are reunited in some way, and at peace.
Deena Buchanan
September 14, 2021
Eric and Helen
September 10, 2021
Our hearts are broken. Holding the West family in our thoughts and prayers.
Helen and Eric
September 9, 2021
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