EXETER – Ronald Jeffords, 81, of Exeter, NH, died peacefully on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill, MA.
Born on July 25, 1935 in Sherman Mills, ME, he was the son of the late John and Catherine (Brenton) Jeffords. He was raised and educated in Keene and was a graduate of Keene State College, the University of New Hampshire, and the College of William and Mary.
Ron loved to teach biology, began teaching at Mascoma Regional High School, and concluded his career with 25 years at Exeter High School. He found great joy inspiring his students, but his time with his family was most precious to him.
Ron is survived by his beloved wife Carol, with whom he spent 33 years. He was the loving father of Jason Jeffords of Bedford, NH and his wife Jean; Michael Jeffords of Manchester, NH, and his wife Jen; Peter Hess of Hampstead, NH, and his wife, Cheryl; and Kevin Hess of Andover, NH. Ron also leaves behind his beloved grandchildren - Jason, Emma, Sam, Hailey, Ethan, and Peter Jeffords, and Chad, Colby, and Brett Hess.
Ron's funeral arrangements will be private. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.brewittfuneralhome.com