John Mercer Jeffries died Thursday, March 1, 2012, at Kent General Hospital in Dover, DE after a long illness. He was 73.
He was born in Wilmington, DE, on Dec. 23, 1938, graduated from Unionville High School, Kennett Square, PA and attended Pennsylvania State University.
He is survived by his sister, Linda (Jeffries) Summers; her husband, Geoffrey; three nephews; a niece, and three great-nephews.
A graveside service was held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Cemetery, Highland, MD, on Sunday, March 4 at 12:30 p.m.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Smyrna, DE.
For more information, see the website www.harrywitzkefuneralhome.com.