Jeff Funk

Born: Sun., Apr. 13, 1958
Died: Fri., Dec. 4, 2020

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Sun., Dec. 20, 2020
Location: ZOOM

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Smethport - Jeff Funk, 62, of East King St., passed away on Friday (December 4th, 2020) at the Bradford Regional Medical Center. Born April 13th, 1958 in Olean, NY, he was a son of Clarence and Grace Simkins Funk.  On June 30th, 1979 he married Carrie DeGolier, who survives. Jeff grew up in a loving family at their homestead on the back road to Crosby.  He met the love of his life, Carrie, while working at the Smethport Toy Factory. He was later employed for many years by Hysol, which then became Loctite, from which he retired. Jeff was an avid hunter, trapper, and fly fishermen in his early years.  He loved camping and having campfires with his family and friends and loved spending time with his grandchildren.  Jeff was also a McKean County Fair Volunteer. He was well loved for his sense of humor and his grilling abilities, and his self sacrificing spirit. In 1988, Jeff was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses and remained devoted to his heavenly father for the rest of his life. Surviving in addition to his wife of 41 years are three sons, Patrick (Debbie) Kern, Andy (Melissa) Kern, and Joshua (Janelle) Funk;  one daughter, Anna (Skyler) Gilds;  three brothers, Bob (Becky) Funk, Bill (Pat) Funk, Craig (Ruth) Funk; and one sister, Shirley Chelli; and brother & sister in law Keith & Ann Marsh; as well as six grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial service to remember Jeff will be held via ZOOM on Sunday December 20th at 3:00 P.M. with Augie Beyer coordinating. For more details on attending the memorial, please visit our website. Memorial contributions may be made to Priority Care Ambulance of Smethport or Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 116 Minard Run Rd., Bradford, PA 16701. Online condolences may be made at

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Don Morey
   Posted Wed December 09, 2020
My sincere condolences to all of the Funk families in the loss of a loved one.

Coleen Silvis
   Posted Wed December 09, 2020
Carrie, we are so sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing, May he Rest In Peace. Gary enjoyed working with Jeff and he said that Jeff was one of the nicest people he knew.
Sincerely, Gary and Coleen Silvis

Daniel Shields
   Posted Thu December 10, 2020
My thoughts and prayers to the whole family. Hunting, overnights in Smethport, and family functions...Uncle Jeff played a big role in my growing. He was one of the greatest men I've ever known. He will be deeply missed.

Don & Connie Malize
   Posted Fri December 11, 2020
We were saddened to learn of Jeff's passing. Both of you brightened our day when we
would be visiting the congregation. Jeff had a humble view of himself and managed to keep the conversations positive. We pray for the comfort from "the God of all comfort", as 2 Cor
chapter 1, verses 3 and 4 speak of. You have our deepest sympathies.
Don and Connie Malize, St. Marys, PA.

Alma Stansberry
   Posted Thu December 17, 2020
Dear sorry for your well

Sharon Bova Covert
   Posted Thu December 31, 2020
Carrie, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am sincerely sorry for your loss. Jeff was a great man and will always be remembered. Hugs and loving thoughts going out to you.