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“Sorry to hear this Ron. My deepest condolences.May he rest in peace. ”
1 of 23 | Posted by: Sammy Deeb

“Dear Kneipfer family, My prayers go out to you all. Jeff was such a great person, he touched my heart and forever will have a place in it. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jayne

“Thank you Jeff for all you did ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: melissa - meriden, CT - friend

“Dear Ron and Virginia, My deepest condolences to you. Clearly, Jeff will be remembered for many things, but perhaps particularly for all...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Pete Herstein

“Our condolescence to the Kneipfer family..Jeff will be missed by many. You will be in your prayers, Rev. Pocho and Maria Velez.. ”
5 of 23 | Posted by: Maria Ary Rivera

“May the family find comfort in your loving memories, and in knowing that God is "near to those that are broken at heart; and those who are crushed in...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: T. Kelly

“Deepest Sympathies to the Kneipfer family. Jeff will be missed very much. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Deric J Wechter

“Ron, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Bill Struzinski

“Ron and Ginny, Amanda, Eric and Family, It is hard to express our feelings at this time but we wish to tell you that our hearts, thoughts, and...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Cheryl and Henry

“Ron and Ginny please accept our heartfelt condolences and prayers on the loss of your beloved son ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Phyllis and Stuart

“To Jeff's family,We were shocked to hear of Jeff's passing. Our prayers go out to you at this difficult time. We only knew Jeff for a short time in...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Guest

“My condolences to Jeff's parents, daughter, & family. I am sorry for the loss of one of my oldest, true and best friends. Along with having a lot...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Chris "Smitty" Smith & Family

“Ron, Ginny, Amanda, and Eric(family)All of you have our heart felt sympathies over the passing of Jeff. You will be in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Jerry and Kathy Swope

“Ron, Ginny, Eric (and family), and AmandaI am absolutely heartbroken to hear about Jeff's passing. Jeff and I shared a wonderful friendship and a...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Beth Thomas

“We are extending deepest sympathy to your family at this time of sorrow. ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Marsha & Ed Leavitt

“Jeff, I'll always remember you as one of the sharpest medics I new & revered when I was a new medic myself. I loved your sense of humor &...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Gary Hebert, L+M Medic

“Ron & Ginny, Pat and I are shocked to learn of your Jeffrey's departure to be with our Lord. You and all your families are in our prayers. It has...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Dave and Pat Ghen

“My thoughts and prayers to Amanda and family. I worked with Jeff at Crisis and he was a awesome Clinician and Co-worker. RIP Jeff! ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Nilda Rivera

“Ron, Ginny and familyPlease know that you are all in our prayers and have our deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Bob & Janet Bennett

“Amanda, I worked with your father....He was a great person and loved you very much!! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family !!!! He...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Carrie Sibilia

“Jeff was a great guy with a very kind heart. He had a great sense of humour and always found a way to enlighten any situation. He always talked about...Read More »
21 of 23 | Posted by: Rebecca Reid - Springfield, MA

“Amanda has to be very difficult to lose your dad, but oh how he loved you, and was so very proud of the young woman you have become! Keep that...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Jackie ward

“Ron and Ginny--There are no words that express the sorrow we are feeling for you. Just know that you are in our hearts, in our thoughts and in our...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Sonny and Barrie Grossman


Granby, MA.- Jeffrey S. Kneipfer beloved son, father, brother and uncle born May 8, 1966 in New Haven, CT passed away unexpectedly on January 1, 2014. Jeff grew up in East Lyme, CT and graduated from East Lyme High School. He earned an Associate's Degree in Paramedic Emergency Medicine from New Hampshire Technical Institute, a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut, and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University. His latest achievement was becoming a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Jeff loved physical activities such as weight lifting, golfing with his daughter, and skiing. He also loved music and playing his bass guitar. He found great enjoyment in making others laugh. He is survived by his daughter Amanda Kneipfer, his pride and joy; his devoted parents, Ronald and Virginia Kneipfer, and his loving brother and sister in-law, Eric and Leslie Kneipfer and their daughters Abby and Emily; and aunts, uncles and cousins. Growing up Jeff volunteered at Flanders Fire House. He was a paramedic at L & M Hospital and was currently employed by Behavioral Health Network as a Clinical Social Worker. Jeff was passionate about helping others. He touched, and in numerous situations literally saved, many lives in both of his professions. The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, January 9th from 10am to 12pm at Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand Street, Niantic, CT followed by a memorial service at 12pm. wwwneilanfuneralhome.com Memorial contributions may be made to Youth Challenge of CT either on-line at www.youthchallenge.org or by mail at PO Box 763, Hartford, CT 06142.

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