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Wilbert Cecil Jeffery


Wilbert Cecil Jeffery

The death occurred peacefully at Prince County Hospital, Summerside, on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, with his loving family by his side, of Wilbert Cecil Jeffery, of Alberton (formerly of Alma), age 86. Beloved husband of 56 years to Verna (McDowell) Jeffery. Born in Lauretta on October 5, 1930, he was the son of Louis and Annie Jane (Cannon) Jeffery. Son-in-law of Empress (late Roy) McDowell, O'Leary.

Loving father to: Carter; Robert (Barbara); Randy (Christine); Late Kerras (Shirley); Diane (Glen) Wallace; Kenneth (Jody); and Darlene (Rheal) Lacroix. Grandfather to: Jennifer (Owen) Pitre; Mark (Mary Ann); Cheryl (Christopher) Clements; Marcy (Devin) Ellis; Courtney (Travis); Corinda; Shaylyn Wallace; Colin Wallace; Stephen; Darcie; and Madeline (Keenen) Arsenault. Great-grandfather to Ciara, Emma, Charlie, Connor and Cadie.

He is also survived by sisters, Mabel (late Bill) Barnett, Eileen (late Ralph) Greene, and Gladys (late Bill) Grant. Also survived by sisters-in-law, Noreen Jeffery, Millie (Russell) Brown and Elsie (late Allison) Smith. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his son Kerras, he was predeceased by brothers Gordon (Freda), Harold (Joey), Sterling and Preston (Delores).

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton. Visiting hours Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral will be held on Friday, September 22, 2017,  from the E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel for funeral service at 2:30 p.m., Rev. Darroch Fagan officiating. Interment to follow in Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Alma, PEI.

Donations in loving memory may be made to Western Hospital, Prince County Hospital or to the Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alma.

Service Date
Friday, September 22, 2017
Service Time
2:30 p.m.
Service Location
E. Gerald Rooney Memorial Chapel

Thursday, Sept 21, 2017
Visitation Time
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home & Chapel

Burial Date
Friday, Sept 22, 2017
Burial Time
following the funeral service
Burial Location
Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Alma

Requested Charity
Western Hospital, Prince County Hospital or Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Alma, PEI.