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Jeffrey C. Weller

May 28, 1963 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 58)

Obituary

Jeffrey C. Weller, age 58, of Fort Myers, FL, was called home to our Heavenly Father on April 19, 2022. Jeffrey was born in Teaneck, NJ on May 28, 1963 to Warren and C. Ellen Shields Weller.

Jeff’s parents relocated the family to New Smyrna Beach in 1972. He attended the University of Florida where he studied accounting. While working his way through college, he became employed at the Gainesville Hilton, where he found his true calling in the field of Hospitality. Jeff had a long and successful career as a Hotelier and leader in many 4 and 5 star hotels across the United States. He was passionate about mentoring and grew very successful teams.

Jeff was an accomplished athlete with a love for exercise, particularly biking and swimming. He completed a full Ironman Triathlon competition in Clermont, FL in 1999 as well as numerous half Ironman and sprint Ironman competitions.

Jeff and his wife, Mary Ann, loved to travel, bike, kayak and hike. They enjoyed many adventures together exploring National Parks, beautiful beaches, European countries and US cities.

Jeff remained in close contact with his childhood, college and post college friends. An annual Florida Gator Football Game gathered a large group each year. His relationships with Bill Blagdan, Mike Ross and Bill Ross were especially dear to his heart. Jeff became family to their wives and Uncle Jeff to their children. He was also a fun and loving uncle to Mary Ann’s nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; mother, Ellen; sister, Rebecca Weller; his special son, George Knight Jones; stepson Christopher (Madeline) Tipton; grandson, Julian Tipton; nephew Cory (Danielle Shreffler) Weller; and Aunt Abby Herring. Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Warren C. Weller.

A Beach Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Smyrna Dunes Park (the Inlet). Bring your water bottle, chair or towel to sit on as we share our memories. For those wishing to participate, please bring your bike for a memorial ride (5 miles) to Tower 616 or feel free to drive in your vehicle. Join us later in the afternoon for an Open House Reception from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and beverages at Riverwalk at Coronado Island Clubhouse, 6 Riverwalk Drive, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169.

Donations to help those that struggle with hunger may be made in Jeff’s name to FISH of SanCap, 2430-B Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957, or Harry Chapin Food Bank 3760 Fowler Street, Ft. Myers, FL 33901.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jeffrey C. Weller, please visit our floral store.


Services

Celebration of Life
Saturday
July 9, 2022

9:00 AM
Smyrna Dunes Park
The Inlet
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
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Reception
Saturday
July 9, 2022

5:00 PM
Riverwalk at Coronado Island Clubhouse
6 Riverwalk Drive
New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
Guaranteed delivery before the Reception begins

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