Brian Joseph Arthur Jeffery

04-Oct-1958 - 16-Aug-2021

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory


With great sadness we announce the unexpected death of Brian J.A. Jeffery near North Bay on August 16, 2021 in his 63rd year. Beloved husband of Julianna for over 36 years. Devoted, proud and cherished father of Nathan and Lisa. Survived by his mother Sheila Jeffery and predeceased by his father Brian F.C. Jeffery. Loving brother of Penelope Jeffery and Marianne Gaunt. Dearly loved by his nieces and nephews.

Brian was an elementary teacher with the Halton Public School Board where he taught for thirty years. Prior to teaching, Brian worked for Toronto EMS. Brian shared in the interests of his children, Nathan and Lisa, and instilled in them the love of nature and the love of taking the time to enjoy the simple beauties of life. He was a constant and dependable support for Nathan as he developed his talents in voice and organ performance at the St. Michael's Choir School and Lisa's biggest fan with the Oakville Hornets and Oakville Angels.

A word of gratitude to Fr. Eric Mason, who was the organizer of the Catholic walking pilgrimage (in the footsteps of the Canadian Martyrs) on which Brian spent his last days and was cared for so much. A word of thanks to the pilgrims who prayed for him in his last hours. The family wishes to extend their sincerest gratitude to all of the family and friends that continue to provide love and support.

Donations may be made to Brian J.A. Jeffery Memorial Scholarship Fund at St. Michael’s Choir School.

As directed by the Province of Ontario and the Bereavement Authority of Ontario the attendance at the funeral and cemetery indoors is restricted to the capacity of the room to maintain social distancing. A record of attendance must be maintained.

Respecting the current situation and pandemic building restrictions, a visitation will be held 4-8pm on Monday August 23, and 3-7pm on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 for registered guests only. Please use the links below to register.
To register for the Tuesday visitation please call the funeral home. Online visitation registrations has now closed.

A Latin Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Parish, 1372 King St. West, Toronto at 1:00 pm on Thursday, August 26, 2021 for registered guests only.  To register please call the funeral home, the online registration is closed.

There will also be an English Memorial Mass at Mary Mother of God Parish, Oakville on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7pm. For those wishing to attend, please register using the link below.
Memorial Mass Registration

If you are unable to attend the funeral mass, you may join our family via live stream by clicking on the following link.
Funeral Mass Livestream Link

English Mass Livestream Link


If you are unable to attend the graveside service, you may join our family via live stream by clicking on the following link.
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St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; And do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly Host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who wander throughout the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.


Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Kyle Heap | 02-Oct-2021


Mr. Jeffrey was one of my teachers throughout elementary school. He was an amazing person, an amazing teacher and amazing mentor to me in my youth. He always brought out the best in all of his students and I know he will be missed by many. I give my deepest condolences to his family in this hard time.

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Posted by Ryan Heap | 30-Sep-2021


I had Mr.Jeffery as a teacher in a few of my elementary school years and I believe he was the nicest man to walk this planet. Always lighting up the room as soon as he walked in, he taught me many life lessons that I will cherish forever. He was a great man and it makes me sad to see him gone, I will miss you, Mr.Jeffery. Rest In Peace Brian Jeffery.

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