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Jeffrey R. Willard

June 16, 1955 ~ September 22, 2018 (age 63)

September 24, 2018

Jeffrey R. Willard

ATHOL- Jeffrey Willard, 63, passed away peacefully early Saturday morning September 22, 2018 at Athol Memorial Hospital. His daughter Christen Williams and ex-wife Mary Lou (Gordon)Courtney were at his side.

Jeffrey was born in Athol,MA on June 16, 1955 to Roberta (Holloway) and the late William Willard

Jeffrey is survived by his daughter, Christen (Jason) Williams; mother, Roberta Willard; his brother, Jerome (Ingrid) Willard; and grand daughters, Khloe and Ashleigh;  a niece Octavia (Trevor) Brooks. He also is survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Jeffrey had two very close friends, Leno Dodge and Michael Gordon,who were there to help him whenever he needed it. 

Jeffrey is predeceased by his father, his sister Linda Woods, and brother William Willard Jr., 

Jeffrey loved to go to tag sales and fishing. He also enjoyed talking about his "68" corvette

He attended Athol schools, after which he went to work at Union Twist Drill and then for

W.E. Willard Co. 

The family would like to thank everyone involved in making Jeffrey's passing at Athol Memorial Hospital as comfortable and peaceful as possible

A calling hour will be at Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, on  Friday, September 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

Interment will immediately follow  at Silver Lake Cemetery, Athol. 

Witty’s Funeral Home, 158 South Main Street, Orange, is directing the arrangements.

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