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Jeffrey C. "Jeff" Ness

Jeffrey C. “Jeff” Ness      “beloved husband, father and Poppy”

COUDERSPORT---Jeffrey C. “Jeff” Ness, 70, a longtime resident of Coudersport, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017, in UPMC Hamot, Erie, after a short illness.

Born on June 21, 1947 in York, he was a son of Charles and Dorothy Gladfelter Ness.  On April 11, 1972 in Newberry Township, he married Jacqueline E. “Jackie” Stoner, who survives.

Jeff was employed as a cook at his family’s business, the former Sam’s Motel, now the Laurelwood Inn, in Coudersport.  He was also a cook at the former Northern Restaurant in Coudersport and the former Kay’s Restaurant, also in Coudersport.  He retired from Twin Tier Linen in Coudersport.

He was an avid golfer, belonging to the Coudersport Golf Club and also enjoyed bowling.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Wendy S. Stevens of Coudersport and Jennifer L. Ness of Bradford; four grandchildren, Karissa Ness, Bretton Harris, Hannah Larry and Derek Stevens; two sisters, Bonnie (Jervis) Lentz of Dover, Delaware and Peggy Slawson of Tampa, Florida; and several nieces and nephews.

Jeff was predeceased by his parents.

In keeping with Jeff’s wishes, there will be no public visitation.  There are no other services planned at this time.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Jeff’s family has entrusted his care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, Funeral Director/Owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Jeff, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com



A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Ness

Mary Jane Harding Nov 22 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jeffrey Ness

Bob and Susan Warriner Nov 21 2017 12:00 AM

Thought and prayers to you and your family at this difficult time.

Bob and Susan Warriner Nov 21 2017 12:00 AM