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Jeffery E. Petani
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Jeffery E. Petani, 72, of Milford passed away on June 21, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He was the husband of Jeanie M. (Anderson) Petani.

Mr. Petani had been employed as a truck driver for several transportation companies which delivered the U.S. Mail and electronics up and down the East Coast. Previously, he had worked many years for Lockheed Aircraft in California.

Jeff was born Dec. 2, 1945 in Glendale, CA the son of the late Roger E. and Louise E. (Baker) Petani. He was a graduate of Glendale High School, Glendale, CA, Class of 1965.

Mr. Petani was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam conflict. Jeffery was a member of the DeMolay International.

Jeff loved being with his wife Jeanie and his daughters, Jean Michelle and Chrissy and spending 50 years on the Cape with them. Their favorite places were Harwich Port, Hyannis Port, Chatham and especially near the Coast Guard Light House overlooking the ocean. A train went by their house every night and they considered it their “special train”. Jeff would never miss a Red Sox game, whether he was at Fenway Park or watching the game on TV. He loved being with and talking with his grandson, Jonathan. Jeff loved his summers and barbecuing.

Mr. and Mrs. Petani celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in September 2017.

In addition to his wife Jeanie, he is survived by two daughters, Jean Michelle Petani of Hopkinton and Chrissy L. Petani of Milford, one step brother, Lonny Miller of CA, one grandson, Jonathan T. Petani and mother-in-law, Christine M. Salvucci of Hopkinton.

Visiting hours will be held on Wed. July 11, 2018 from 9-10 AM in the BUMA SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford prior to the funeral service at 10 AM in the funeral home.

Burial with Full Military Honors will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:30 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism Inc., P.O. Box 2157, Framingham, MA 01703.

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home

42 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757





11:00 AM
Buma-Sargeant Funeral Home

42 Congress Street
Milford, MA 01757

Cemetery Details


Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne

Connery Ave.
Bourne, MA


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